The agreed to look at the implications of changes to freedom of movement rules after Brexit for Wales.
In September 2017, the Welsh Government published a paper entitled (PDF, 1MB) which set out the Welsh Government’s position on the future freedom of movement rules after Brexit.
The UK Government published it’s White Paper on future immigration policy entitled: (PDF, 14.6MB) in December 2018. The paper sets out the government's plans to introduce a new single immigration system, ending free movement.
In March 2019, the Wales Centre for Public Policy published research, commissioned by the Welsh Government, on .
The Committee took evidence on 13 May 2019 in order to understand some of the key issues on freedom of movement raised by Brexit in order to inform future work, if any, in this area.
On 9 July 2019 the Committee launched a consultation into changes to freedom of movement after Brexit – implications for Wales. The consultation closed on 10 September and 16 submissions were received.
The Committee published its report: Changes to freedom of movement after Brexit – implications for Wales, on 8 November 2019.
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First published: 03/05/2019
Considered on: Meeting Date by External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee