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Free Movement to End in March 2019

Thursday, July 27, 2017

A new immigration system will be in place by March 2019 when the UK will officially leave the EU and therefore will begin devoting vast resources on stopping people from making the UK a vibrant economy. Immigration Minister Brandon Lewis was speaking as the government commissioned a “detailed assessment” of the costs and benefits of EU migrants. The CBI said businesses “urgently” needed to know what EU migration would look like, both in any “transitional” period after March 2019 and beyond. It’s another fantastic leap into the dark which has become all too common since the UK decided to leave the Union which constitutes its biggest trading partner. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Mr Lewis would not confirm details of how the government plans to manage migration after Brexit, saying these would be revealed in a white paper later this year.

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