Brexit: Minister hints at £1,000 fee for EU workers
Companies could be charged to hire skilled workers from the European Union after Brexit, Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill has suggested.
A £1,000 immigration "skills charge" is being brought in this April for firms recruiting workers from outside the EU.
Mr Goodwill told a Lords committee a similar levy for EU workers "may be something that has been suggested".
The Lib Dems said it would "kill off" businesses while one senior European politician said it was "shocking".
No 10 said the Home Office minister had made it clear that a number of options... read more
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