2 Feb 2020

Scotland plans new migrant visa scheme

Scotland Correspondent

EU citizens heading here to fill job vacancies in areas like social care, will soon have to apply for a visa to live and work here long term.

And that increases the risk that they could be turned away. The Scottish government – faced with a declining population –  wants to grant special migrant visas to help solve this problem.

So how serious could the issue be for Scotland compared to the rest of the UK?