RIBA condemns May's post-Brexit immigration plan

RIBA's 66 Portland Place headquarters

PM’s proposal ’would make hiring staff time-consuming and costly’

Theresa May’s newly announced proposals for a post-Brexit skills-based immigration scheme have been attacked by the RIBA.

The plans which the prime minister revealed in a series of media interviews yesterday would hit architecture hard, said chief executive Alan Vallance.

She said the UK’s immigration plan after Brexit would focus on high-skilled workers and that no priority would be given to people from the EU.

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