The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended the Government uses higher salary thresholds to prioritise higher value, skilled migrants within the Tier 2 visa route.
The 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 reliance on them to fill shortages in the labour market.
Here are recommendations by MAC:
The Government will now formally consider the MAC recommendations and implement any changes through the Immigration Rules in the next few months.
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