Examination of Witness

Part of Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:44 pm on 12th February 2019.

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Photo of Nicholas Dakin Nicholas Dakin Opposition Whip (Commons) 3:44 pm, 12th February 2019

We heard the argument this morning from the Migration Advisory Committee, which was supported to some extent by Q Migration Watch UK, that the threshold approach would encourage employers to push up wages and that would solve the problem. What is your response to that argument, which was consistently played back to us this morning?