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Changes To Intra Company Transfer Visas

EDM number 541 in 2017-19, proposed by Virendra Kumar Sharma on 15/11/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Immigration.

That this House notes the recently implemented changes to Tier 2 Intra Company Transfer visas; acknowledges that changes have significantly increased the minimum salary threshold to over £40,000; further notes that businesses across the UK rely on key skilled workers from abroad have been adversely affected; further acknowledges that this threshold far exceeds the salary of a fully trained curry chef; notes that the changes have also made workers ineligible for applications to stay in the UK as part of a permanent settlement; notes that chefs have appeared on the Home Office designated shortage occupation list for a number of years; and urges the Government to ensure that Home Office rules are fit for purpose and support rather than hinder economic growth in the UK.

This motion has been signed by a total of 18 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Virendra Sharma15/11/2017Ealing, SouthallLabourProposed
Jim Cunningham15/11/2017Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Gavin Robinson16/11/2017Belfast EastDUPSeconded
Jim Shannon16/11/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Chris Stephens16/11/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Angus MacNeil20/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySeconded
Alan Brown20/11/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Bob Blackman21/11/2017Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Chris Law21/11/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Alison Thewliss21/11/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
David Simpson21/11/2017Upper BannDUPSigned
Stephen Gethins21/11/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Martyn Day21/11/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Marie Rimmer21/11/2017St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Hannah Bardell21/11/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
David Linden27/11/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Mary Glindon27/11/2017North TynesideLabourSigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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