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Increasing immigration is no solution to the skills gap


Increasing immigration to overcome shortages of skilled workers is not a realistic solution to the problem according to the Geneva-based Union Network International.

The story (reported in the UK daily press over the weekend), argues that the scramble by countries to get skilled workers from abroad will cause a brain drain in developing countries and possibly lead to increased social problems.

The UK government is already considering some relaxation of immigration rules, as are other European countries such as Germany and Holland.


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