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Points-based Immigration System

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:26 pm on 24th February 2020.

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Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel The Secretary of State for the Home Department 4:26 pm, 24th February 2020

My hon. Friend is absolutely right when it comes to exceptional talent. In fact, last week I announced a new approach to the exceptional-talent route, with mathematicians and scientists. I have been clear that we intend to grow that to make sure that our country, economy and labour market benefit from that, along with some of our great institutions—our universities and academic institutions. Of course, we want to continue to make sure that they flourish and grow.