Scottish businesses ‘would prefer UK-wide immigration system’

Businesses in Scotland have indicated a preference for a single UK-wide immigration system rather than adopting a devolved Scottish one, according to industry advisers.

The Scottish Affairs Committee at Westminster on Tuesday discussed the impact the UK Government’s immigration approach post-Brexit would have on companies.

There have been calls for immigration policy to be devolved to Scotland to meet business demands for EU workers.

Concerns have been raised that a proposal to introduce a £30,000-a-year minimum salary threshold on EU workers would make it more difficult for firms…
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