February 8, 2005

Brits Lead the Way
UK To Stop Importing Poverty

Must Pass 'Britishness' Test
Clarke says immigrants will face skills test

----By Philippe Naughton, Times OnlineAP Internal Use Only
    Low skilled workers from outside the European Union will no longer be able to settle in the UK under immigration restrictions unveiled today by Charles Clarke, the Home Secretary.
    Under the new controls - announced in Parliament as the latest "five-year plan" from Labour - only skilled workers will be allowed to stay in Britain, as long as they speak English and pass a "Britishness test" in the same way as those applying for citizenship.
Transcript: Lou Dobbs segment on the UK's move

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