Morning, Tuesday, 25th February 2020
The Caledonian Club, 9 Halkin Street, London SW1X 7DR
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This conference will discuss priorities for the UK immigration system, including reforming the migration law and tackling irregular migration.
With the new parliament beginning its work, the conference is timed as an opportunity to discuss a range of key policy developments, including:
- The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) review into the salary thresholds for the skilled worker migration route post-Brexit;
- The future of freedom of movement rules in the UK and schemes such as a points based system; and
- The Law Commission’s proposed reforms to immigration rules, which focuses on simplification.
Keynote contributions from:
- Professor Alan Manning, Chair, Migration Advisory Committee;
- Glyn Williams, Director General, Borders, Immigration and Citizenship Systems Policy and Strategy Group, Home Office;
- Nicholas Paines QC, Commissioner, Public Law, Law Commission; and
- John Tuckett, Commissioner, Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner.
Further speakers include: Matthew Percival, CBI; Satbir Singh, JCWI and Andrew Tingley, Womble Bond Dickinson.
- The Migration Advisory Committee’s review - options for the salary threshold and a points-based immigration system;
- Immigration rules - key points from the Law Commission’s reforms and priorities for regulation;
- The reformed system - implementation issues, routes to migration, and ensuring the system works for individuals, communities and the economy;
- Irregular migration and border control - improving cross agency collaboration, workforce training and protecting human rights; and
- Operational priorities, enforcement, and information sharing post-Brexit.