4 Dec 2023

UK reverses some incentives for foreign workers in bid to cut migration

Political Editor

The Government are describing it as the “biggest clampdown on legal migration ever”.

As net migration soars to record levels – the Home Secretary told MPs the new rules would mean 300,000 fewer people coming to Britain in future.

In one of the biggest changes, health and care workers from abroad won’t be able to bring their families with them. And it’ll become harder for British citizens on less than average earnings to bring a foreign spouse into the country to live with them.