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Immigration: firms will need to train more UK workers, says Priti Patel

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

‘Economically inactive' Britons could do jobs in sectors where there are shortages under new system, home secretary says Companies will need to train more British workers to...
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Newslinks for Wednesday 19th February 2020

Newslinks for Wednesday 19th February 2020

12 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Patel says points-based system ‘will cut' businesses' reliance on cheap labour “Businesses will be forced to end their reliance on cheap low-skilled migrants and recruit more...
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Brexit LIVE: EU demands even TOUGHER conditions on trade deal in latest slap down to UK

Brexit LIVE: EU demands even TOUGHER conditions on trade deal in latest slap down to UK

12 hours ago   |   Daily Express

THE European Union has toughened its position on any post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, as the war of words between the two bickering sides threatens to boil over even before...
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Nigel Farage reveals why UK now has the 'upper hand' in Brexit trade talks with Brussels

Nigel Farage reveals why UK now has the 'upper hand' in Brexit trade talks with Brussels

13 hours ago   |   Daily Express

NIGEL FARAGE excitedly waved his hands in the air while praising the UK's chief Brexit negotiator David Frost for "getting the upper hand".
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Low-skilled workers to be banned from entering Britain

22 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

LOW-skilled workers will be banned from entering Britain from January 1 2021, the UK Government announced today, as it seeks to shift the country towards a “high wage, high...
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UK to close door to non-English speakers and unskilled workers

22 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Government plans to take ‘full control' of borders a disaster for economy and jobs, say industry leaders and Labour Britain is to close its borders to unskilled workers and...
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The new UK immigration rules tell employers to suck it up

22 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Points-based plan makes it hard for low-skilled migrants to work - it pulls up the drawbridge rather than takes back control The self-employed Polish plumber will be a thing of...
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Britain's new immigration rules: Priti Patel unveils ‘significant' tight restrictions

Britain's new immigration rules: Priti Patel unveils ‘significant' tight restrictions

22 hours ago   |   Daily Express

TOUGH new border controls to end the UK's open door to unskilled EU migrants were unveiled by the Home Secretary tonight. Priti Patel announced that foreign nationals will need...
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Britons outraged as Boris urged to walk away from talks after EU's threat -‘Never submit!'

Britons outraged as Boris urged to walk away from talks after EU's threat -‘Never submit!'

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

FURIOUS Britons have urged Boris Johnson to walk away from the negotiating table without a trade deal with the European Union after a German MEP warned the UK would be expelled...
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France dangles no deal Brexit threat ahead of crunch talks - ‘Won't accept at any cost!'

France dangles no deal Brexit threat ahead of crunch talks - ‘Won't accept at any cost!'

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

Emmanuel Macron's European Affairs Minister has dangled the threat of a no deal Brexit ahead of crunch trade discussions between the UK and EU. Paris set the tone of the...
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Nigel Farage warns of INCREASE in free movement under Tories' new...

Nigel Farage warns of INCREASE in free movement under Tories' new post-Brexit plan

NIGEL FARAGE has pinpointed a huge flaw in Boris Johnson's post-Brexit immigration plan as Priti Patel unveiled a points-based system that will come into effect next year. Read more ...

Full text: Top UK Brexit negotiator David Frost on his plans for an EU trade...

Full text: Top UK Brexit negotiator David Frost on his plans for an EU trade deal

Boris Johnson's top Brexit negotiator David Frost gave a major speech at ULB Brussels University this evening on the British government's... Read more ...

British fishermen deliver stern warning to Ireland - ‘Side with us, not your...

British fishermen deliver stern warning to Ireland - ‘Side with us, not your EU jailers!'

IRELAND has been warned off British waters by the UK, with Brexit-backing campaign group Fishing for Leave telling them to side with Britain and not their "EU jailers". Read more ...

Priti Patel admits her parents would not have been able to settle in UK...

Priti Patel admits her parents would not have been able to settle in UK under her rules

PRITI PATEL has admitted her parents would not have been allowed to settle in the UK under tough immigration rules she has drawn up. Read more ...

Tory CIVIL WAR: Tensions erupt as cabinet urge Boris to CURB Cummings' power

Tory CIVIL WAR: Tensions erupt as cabinet urge Boris to CURB Cummings' power

MINISTERS are urging Boris Johnson to curb the power of his chief adviser Dominic Cummings following complaints about his abrasive management style, it was claimed. Read more ...

Macron ally vows to fight Boris Johnson tooth and nail as Brexit trade deal...

Macron ally vows to fight Boris Johnson tooth and nail as Brexit trade deal tensions surge

FRENCH MEP Nathalie Loiseau warned on Tuesday the European Union would defend its own interests vigorously in upcoming talks on its post-Brexit relationship with Britain... Read more ...

Priti Patel's immigration crackdown is a sham

Priti Patel's immigration crackdown is a sham

Once you accept that Brexit is happening - because, like it or not, the British people demanded it - it... Read more ...

Has the Environment Agency given up in its fight against flooding?

Has the Environment Agency given up in its fight against flooding?

Where are the engineers? Whenever climate change comes up we hear from ecologists, activists and the odd scientist. But engineers?... Read more ...

United Ireland gamble: Labour considers make-or-break risk by piggy-backing...

United Ireland gamble: Labour considers make-or-break risk by piggy-backing on Sinn Fein

THE SURGE of Sinn Fein in the recent Irish general elections has caused a stir within the Labour Party, with one MP suggesting the party should back the reunification of Ireland. Read more ...

Sturgeon FURY: SNP blasts Government's new immigration rules ‘disastrous and...

Sturgeon FURY: SNP blasts Government's new immigration rules ‘disastrous and devastating!'

NICOLA STURGEON has launched yet another scathing attack against the UK Government, raging planned new immigration rules are "disastrous" and will be "devastating" for... Read more ...