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Home Office written question – answered on 4th November 2019.

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Photo of Thangam Debbonaire Thangam Debbonaire Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has plans to extend the upper age limit of the working holidaymaker visa scheme between the UK and Australia.

Photo of Seema Kennedy Seema Kennedy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

Tier 5 Youth Mobility Schemes provide a cultural exchange programme that allows young people aged 18 to 30 from participating countries and territories to experience life in the UK for up to two years. In return, qualifying UK citizens enjoy similar access to our partner countries.

We have no current plans to increase the upper age limit of the scheme between the UK and Australia.

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