Migrant Workers: Fisheries

Home Office written question – answered on 27th February 2020.

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Photo of Angus MacNeil Angus MacNeil Chair, International Trade Committee, Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Trade Team Member), Chair, International Trade Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to enable non-EEA fishermen to gain employment on fishing boats on the west of Scotland.

Photo of Kevin Foster Kevin Foster The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

From 1 January 2021, we will introduce the UK’s points-based system.

The future points-based immigration system will prioritise attracting the high-skilled workers we need to contribute to our economy, our communities and our public services.

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