BREXIT talks continue in Brussels between EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier and his UK counterpart David Frost.
It comes days after a furious exchanges in the House of Commons regarding the future of Brexit – with the Scottish National Party accused by the government of “stirring up division” as they debated an extension to the transition period beyond 2020.
Scottish Government analysis has found ending the transition period in 2020 could remove £3 billion from the Scottish economy in two years – on top of the impact of coronavirus.
Yet, Home Secretary Priti Patel announced on Thursday the criteria for the points-based immigration system.
She revealed that foreign nationals coming to the UK for work purposes must have 70 points to successfully apply.
Points will be assigned based on skills, qualifications, salaries and professions – with specific sectors preferred.
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