Foreign Workers: Work Permits

Home Department written question – answered on 1st October 2007.

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Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many work permits were issued to overseas nationals in each of the last 10 years.

Photo of Liam Byrne Liam Byrne Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (West Midlands), Minister of State (Home Office) (Borders and Immigration)

Work Permit information is published in the 'Foreign labour in the United Kingdom: current patterns and trends' report authored by John Salt and Jane Millar from the 'Migration Research Unit, University College London' and is available at the following link:

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/articles/labour_market_trends/foreign_labour.pdf

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