An immigration system that works for science and innovation


Terms of reference


1 Introduction

Our inquiry

2 Principles for a future immigration system

Career stage

Purpose and duration of movement

Indefinite Leave to Remain rules

Speed of decision-making

Visa costs for employees and employers

Visa Caps

Shortage occupation list

Assessing skills

Salary as a proxy for skill

3 Modifying the non-EEA immigration system


(Exceptional talent) visa

(Post-study work) visa

Tier 2 (General) visa

4 Proposals for an immigration system

Conclusions and recommendations

Appendix 1: Workshop participants

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 19 July 2018