United Kingdom, 7th December: EU Citizens In Post-Brexit UK Shall Require ‘Form of ID’.
This has been revealed by the UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd.
EU Citizens In Post-Brexit UK Shall Require ‘Form of ID’– EU Citizens In Post-Brexit UK Shall Require ‘Form of ID’. This was stated by the UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd. She said that nearly three million EU citizens living in the UK shall be needing ID after Brexit.
“Nearly 3 million EU citizens in the UK shall be needing ID after Brexit. “
So, its official. Some form of documentation shall become mandatory following Brexit for three millions EU citizens living in the UK. This is under a latest plan by the UK government. It may hit the UK government finances for as much as £100m.
The proposed plan shall be introduced by the UK with a phased approach, she affirmed. It will be made sure that all technology advantages shall be used. This will be to ensure that all immigration gets handled carefully, she added.
Proposals opposed by the Liberal Democrats—Meanwhile, the Liberal Democrats have said that proposed plan shall not only lead to large costs, it may also need nearly 3,000 additional Home Office workers.
The processing will add nearly 10 percent to the UK Home Office’s workload. Academic experts claim that the plan may be a formidable task leading to nearly 140 years of extra work.
Foreign students to stay in the UK ‘s target for immigration cut—UK Foreign Secretary Rudd further announced that international students are going to remain in the UK’s target for immigration cut. The UK government targets to reduce immigration levels to tens of thousands.
Rudd told MPs that foreign students play an integral role in contribution to the UK economy. Hence, they are most welcome in the UK, she clarified. The fact why international students shall remain in the UK immigration’s annual target is because a migrant(as per the internationally recognized definition of a migrant) is someone who comes here for more than 12 months.
Hence, foreign students are going to stay within that definition, Rudd said.
Following Brexit, the UK shall have greater control over its borders, Rudd maintained.