Policy options for future migration from the European Economic Area: Interim report Contents



1 Introduction

Background to our inquiry

Status of the negotiations

Withdrawal Agreement

Consensus on a future EEA migration policy

2 Objectives for a future EEA migration policy

European Commission guidelines

The UK’s objectives for the future immigration system

Limitations of the Government’s position

Overarching objectives for migration policy

3 Existing applicable controls

Registration and sanction

Labour market reforms

Deterrence and enforcement

Worker rights

Collective agreements

Regulation of employment agencies and intermediaries

4 Controls within an EFTA-style framework

EFTA and EEA membership

Citizens’ Rights Directive

The EEA Agreement



Accession Arrangements

Cameron negotiations

Emergency brake provisions

National emergency brake

Regional emergency brake

Limits on equal treatment

Accession-style controls

‘Prior job offer’ system

5 Other free trade options

Ukraine-style Association Agreement

Canada-style FTA

Extending the Non-EEA tier structure

Alternative bespoke options

Seasonal workers

Regional immigration system

6 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 31 July 2018