asked Her Majesty's Government:
When the decision to permit people on working holiday visas the right to take up employment in professional sport was taken; and what assessment has been made of the impact on employment opportunities in professional sport for United Kingdom sportsmen and women arising from this decision.
Changes to the Commonwealth Working Holidaymaker Scheme were announced on
The Government are reviewing the impact of the changes to the scheme. As part of the review, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is currently assessing the impact on the sports sector with a number of sporting bodies.