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Work Permits

Volume 979: debated on Wednesday 20 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list, by country of origin, the waiting list of applicants for work permits from the dependent territories.

[pursuant to his reply, 18 February 1980]: Applications for work permits are not listed. However, 48 applications, all from Hong Kong, for workers who do not satisfy the skills criteria of the general work permit scheme are being held pending a decision on the continuance in 1980 of the special arrangements for the issue of work permits for citizens of the dependent territories.