Raab’s ‘fairer’ system to cut immigration | News


Dominic Raab has outlined plans for a new system that would “substantially reduce” the number of migrants coming to the UK.

Raab, who finished fourth in the first round of voting for the Tory party leadership, is privately warning MPs that Boris Johnson might implode in the glare of publicity. He said an “insurance policy” is needed in the form of a second hard Brexiteer so that neither Jeremy Hunt nor Sajid Javid sneaks through to win.

Today Raab unveils an Australian-style points system that would assess migrants by their skills, qualifications, education, experience and salary. Those achieving the required number of points would enter a pool from which employers would select workers.

Raab said his system would end the preferential treatment of EU migrants…

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