Oral Answers to Questions Debate

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Department: Home Office

Oral Answers to Questions
Sir Edward Davey Excerpts
Monday 26th February 2018

(1 year, 12 months ago)

Commons Chamber
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Caroline Nokes Portrait Caroline Nokes - Parliament Live - Hansard
26 Feb 2018, 2:53 p.m.

Nurses are on the shortage occupation list, meaning that no nurse is turned away. The important thing is that we keep the matter under review and that we understand the situation through our work with the Migration Advisory Committee, which is looking at the pattern of EU work routes in this country, so that we come forward with an immigration policy that reflects the needs of our economy.

Sir Edward Davey Portrait Sir Edward Davey (Kingston and Surbiton) (LD) - Parliament Live - Hansard
26 Feb 2018, 2:53 p.m.

Has the Home Office decided whether EU citizens wanting to come to the UK to work in our NHS post Brexit will be subject to the tier 2 visa cap? If no decision has yet been taken, when do Ministers intend to end the uncertainty facing NHS employers?

Caroline Nokes Portrait Caroline Nokes - Hansard

I thank the right hon. Gentleman for his question. He will have heard me say earlier that we will come forward with an immigration Bill in due course. He will also have heard me undertake to ensure that the House is updated on our EU exit policies in regular time, and that will of course happen.