Devolved immigration policy: will it work in Scotland?

Robert Wright, Irene Mosca

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In February 2005, the then Home Secretary Charles Clarke outlined a “five year plan” aimed at changing fundamentally the way immigration to the United Kingdom is managed. What does this new system mean for Scotland, a country with a government committed to maintaining historical high levels of net-migration?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-60
Number of pages6
JournalFraser of Allander Economic Commentary
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2009


  • Fraser of Allander institute
  • devolved immigration policy
  • immigration
  • devolved government


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