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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

The hon. Lady is right about self-employment. We are already discussing specifically with the construction sector, because of the way it contracts individuals through the self-employment route, how we will ensure that the skills that are needed in the labour market are absolutely catered for. Of course, with the points-based system we are looking at posts and positions that meet the RQF3 threshold—that is the route of qualification—and those discussions are already underway.