Research and analysis

Limits on migration for 2011 to 2012: Tier 1 and Tier 2

Report on limits on migration for Tiers 1 and 2 for 2011 to 2012 and supporting policies by the Migration Advisory Committee.


Migration Advisory Committee: limits on tier 1 and 2 for 2011/12 and supporting policies

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This report looks at what levels should be set for limits on Tiers 1 and 2 of the points-based system, during their first full year of operation (2011 to 2012). This is to help achieve the government’s aim of reducing net migration to an annual level of tens of thousands. It takes into account social and public service impacts, as well as economic impacts.

Published 1 November 2010