UK eyes stricter visa measures to reduce net migration

Updated December 5 2023 - 7:05am, first published 7:01am
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says immigration to the United Kingdom "is too high". (AP PHOTO)
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says immigration to the United Kingdom "is too high". (AP PHOTO)

The United Kingdom has announced plans to slash the number of migrants arriving by legal routes, raising the minimum salary they must earn in a skilled job by a third, amid pressure on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to tackle record net migration figures.

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