The UK’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd has commissioned a report on the impact Brexit will have on the UK labour market. A key sector for enquiry will be higher education, where 17% of academic staff are EU nationals.
The UK Home Office's only Liberal Democrat minister has resigned, claiming that the Conservatives do not pursue a “rational evidence-based policy” on immigration. And a new report shows EU migrants contributed £20bn in 10 years.
Latest migration data for the UK reveals an erosion in enrolments for the UK's FE sector, while an overall increase in EU migration was behind the net migration headlines. Further declines in Pakistani and Indian student enrolments was also charted as well as a big rise in Brazilian students coming to the UK.