The MSA has responded to the Migration Advisory Committee’s “call for evidence” about the potential impact of Brexit on skills.
Acknowledging that much still remains unclear the MSA emphasised three main points:
1. The extent of employment of EU27 nationals varies a good deal across the maritime sector, but is substantial in some parts.
2. For many maritime companies, particularly in the shipping sector, employment of non-EU labour is at least as important, and often more important, than employment of EU27 employees.
3. The superyacht sector’s main concern is about ensuring the continuing ability of British crew to win and retain work within the rest of the EU.
Click the link for the full text of the MSA's evidence paper.
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