Changes to freedom of movement after Brexit – the implications for Wales
- This consultation has completed. It ran from Tuesday, 9 July 2019 to Tuesday, 10 September 2019
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Response to the consultation
Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation
- Changes to freedom of movement after Brexit – the implications for Wales - September 2019 PDF 920 KB
- FOM01 Bevan Foundation PDF 109 KB
- FOM02 Welsh Labour Representation Group PDF 82 KB
- FOM03 FSB PDF 314 KB
- FOM04 RCN Wales PDF 77 KB
- FOM05 Welsh NHS Confederation PDF 86 KB
- FOM06 Airbus PDF 29 KB
- FOM07 Wales-France Business Forum, Capital Law and Acorn Recruitment PDF 63 KB
- FOM08 General Medical Council PDF 61 KB
- FOM09 Cardiff University PDF 153 KB
- FOM10 Arts Council of Wales PDF 130 KB
- FOM11 South and Mid Wales Chambers of Commerce PDF 69 KB
- FOM12 Universities Wales PDF 260 KB
- FOM13 Welsh Local Government Association PDF 129 KB
- FOM14 Wales TUC PDF 171 KB
Purpose of the consultation
The External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee undertook a consultation into changes to freedom of movement after Brexit – the implications for Wales.
With a view to informing the Welsh and UK Government’s thinking in this area, the Committee sought the views of stakeholders of the policy implications of the proposals for Wales.
Specifically, the Committee sought views from stakeholders on the following questions:
- What is your assessment of the implications for Wales of the UK Government’s White Paper proposals on immigration after Brexit?
- Is there a case for allowing the devolved nations to do things differently in relation to immigration policy after Brexit?
- What are your views on the proposal for a Wales-specific Shortage Occupation List (“SOL”) ?
- What are your views on the proposal to bring EU nationals into an expanded Tier 2 , and ending any distinction between EU and non-EU workers?
- What are your views on the salary threshold of £30,000 for Tier 2 immigration and its implications for Wales?
- How well is the EU Settlement Scheme operating? Is there more that the Welsh Government could be doing to ensure that EU nationals resident in Wales are registering under the scheme?
- Are there any other issues relating to immigration policy after Brexit that you would like to bring to the attention of the Committee?
The deadline for submitting evidence was 10 September 2019.
Disclosure of information
Respondents were asked to ensure they had considered the Assembly’s policy on disclosure of information before submitting information to the Committee.
Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:
External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee
Telephone: 0300 200 6565