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Recommended shortage occupation lists for the UK and Scotland: second review, Oct 2009

Second review of the recommended shortage occupation lists for the UK and Scotland by the Migration Advisory Committee.

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Migration Advisory Committee report: second review of the recommended shortage occupation lists for the UK and Scotland: Autumn 2009

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This report presents the second review of the recommended shortage occupation lists for the UK as a whole and for Scotland by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC).

The shortage list is 1 of 3 main routes of entry under Tier 2 of the Points Based System. The other 2 main routes – the Resident Labour Market Test and intra-company transfers – were analysed in MAC’s August 2009 report Analysis of the Points Based System: Tier 2 and dependants.

Published 1 October 2009