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Managing Labour Migration in EuropeIdeas, Knowledge and Policy Change$
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Alex Balch

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780719080722

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719080722.001.0001

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Case study two: labour migration policy change in the UK

Case study two: labour migration policy change in the UK

(p.108) 5 Case study two: labour migration policy change in the UK
Managing Labour Migration in Europe

Alex Balch

Manchester University Press

This chapter presents the results of the research on labour migration policy change in Great Britain from 1995 to 2008. It discusses labour migration governance, particularly the broader institutional factors, associated discourses and migratory history of Britain. The British policy in the mid-1990s was one based on a constellation of ideas and arguments around migration that can be traced back to the 1950s. The shift to a more positive reorientation to labour migration came in 2000 with the announcement of ‘managed migration’. This new direction was about recognising the potentially huge benefits of migration, and changing policies to be adapted to the global economy by bringing in new ideas, including from other countries, and carrying out more research on migration in Britain.

Keywords:   labour migration policy, Great Britain, migratory history, manned migration, global economy, ideas, research

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