In July 2015, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) was commissioned by the Government to advise on a number of potential changes to Tier 2 to address concerns about the rising number of migrants in that route and the reliance on them to fill shortages in the labour market.
MAC’s report was published in January 2016. On 30 March the Government published its response to the MAC’s recommendations. There was welcome news for the education sector and international students which include:
For full details of the proposed changes please click here.