Javid: free movement could be replaced with “labour mobility” for executives

The right of free movement for EU migrants could be replaced with something more like the arrangements making travel easier for Canadian business people, the Home Secretary has said. Sajid Javid told the Home Affairs committee of MPs today that free movement will end after Brexit, “full stop”, and repeatedly mentioned the immigration components of an Canadian-EU trade deal — limited to “labour mobility” for professionals — as an example of what could replace it. Asked about post-Brexit immigration policy, Javid told MPs: The Canada-EU trade agreement, CETA, includes labour mobility provisions which apply to the UK today. I think that’s a good example of the kind of mobility that…

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