House of Commons
EDM #541
Tabled 15 November 2017
2017-19 Session
That this House notes the recently implemented changes to Tier 2 Intra Company Transfer visas; acknowledges that changes have significantly increased the minimum salary threshold to over £40,000; further notes that businesses across the UK rely on key skilled workers from abroad have been adversely affected; further acknowledges that this threshold far exceeds the salary of a fully trained curry chef; notes that the changes have also made workers ineligible for applications to stay in the UK as part of a permanent settlement; notes that chefs have appeared on the Home Office designated shortage occupation list for a number of years; and urges the Government to ensure that Home Office rules are fit for purpose and support rather than hinder economic growth in the UK.