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EEA Nationals and the TOEIC test

Part of Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:45 pm on 5th March 2019.

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‘(1) The Secretary of State must disregard the results of the TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) test for any EEA or Swiss national who applies for—

(a) settled status;

(b) pre-settled status;

(c) a visa to work or study in the United Kingdom; or

(d) any new visa system established under the provisions of this Act.

(2) The Secretary of State must, within 6 months of this Act having received Royal Assent, carry out a review of the consequences of the licence given to ETS (Educational Testing Service) to administer the TOEIC test in the UK.

(3) The review under subsection 2 must include, but is not limited to, consideration of the allegations that some candidates may have cheated when taking the TOEIC test.

(4) The review under subsection (3) must be laid before both Houses of Parliament.”—