PressTV-UK to scrap favoring EU migrants after Brexit

The United Kingdom government has accepted recommendations from a special committee to end its preferential treatment of the migrants from the European Union after Britain leaves the bloc in March.

British newspapers said Tuesday that Prime Minster Theresa May’s cabinet had agreed in a meeting a day earlier that migrants from the EU would have no special access to work in the UK once the country leaves the EU.

The reports said Britain would give the preferential treatment only to skilled EU workers and low-skilled foreign workers would have limited access to the job market.

An unnamed source told the BBC that cabinet “unanimously supported a system based on skills rather than nationality”.

However, the government agreed that if Britain and the EU reach a special agreement on trade, the idea of giving no preferential treatment to EU workers could change.

“That would mean a better deal on migration, but the same offer would be…

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