EU architects' qualifications will be recognised after a 'no deal' Brexit

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RIBA welcomes government’s announcement

The RIBA has welcomed the government’s announcement that the qualifications of EU architects will continue to be recognised if Britain crashes out without a deal.

The government said it will maintain a system of recognition for individuals with relevant EEA qualifications and access to the profession in their home state, subject to immigration policies.

Chief executive Alan Vallance welcomed the “much-needed clarity” on what will happen when the current system of reciprocal recognition – the Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications (MRPQ) Directive – lapses in the event of a “no deal” Brexit.

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