UK 'foreign worker' plan: What the European media say
Home Secretary Amber Rudd's proposal at the Conservative Party conference that companies should be made to disclose what percentage of their workforce is non-British has attracted a good deal of media criticism on the Continent.
Eastern European media were particularly irked by the suggestion. They noted that despite the UK government's subsequent "backpedalling" on the plan, such proposals could "irreversibly damage" the UK's image as a liberal and open country.
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