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Shipping: Migrant Workers

Home Office written question – answered on 26th June 2018.

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Photo of Karl Turner Karl Turner Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 13 June 2018 to Question 151151 on Migrant Workers: Shipping, on what date that concession (a) was granted and (b) came into effect; and how many employers have used that concession to date.

Photo of Karl Turner Karl Turner Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 13 June 2018 to Question 151151 on Migrant Workers: Shipping, how many non-EEA workers have been employed through that concession.

Photo of Karl Turner Karl Turner Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 13 June 2018 to Question 151151 on Migrant Workers: Shipping, whether he plans to issue guidance to employers on how to regularise arrangements for such crew.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The concession was granted on 21 April 2017 and has been in force from that date. The Home Office does not have information on the total number of non-EEA workers admitted to work in territorial waters under these arrangements, or how many employers have made use of them. The Home Office already publishes information on the arrangements that are available for obtaining permission to work under the Immigration Rules.

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