Britain must stay open to low-skilled migrants because there are almost no unemployed locals left to hire when businesses are looking for more staff, the CBI has warned.
However Theresa May disagreed, telling the business group’s annual conference there was no need for “a low-skilled route” for migrants after Brexit.
“It will no longer be the case that EU nationals, regardless of the skills or experience they have to offer, can jump the queue ahead of engineers from Sydney or software developers from Delhi. Instead of having a system based around where a person is from, we will have one that is built around the talents and skills a person has to offer,” the Prime Minister said.
“Not only will…
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