TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION: Jo Johnson: post-study work visa amendment has ‘very good’ chance

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Release date: 30/4/2019

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Andy Westwood, professor of government practice at the University of Manchester, said he believed that Ms May would “dig her heels in and try and oppose the amendment, and she will probably be more confident in the political and electoral context of the moment that she has a good chance of knocking it back”.

Professor Westwood highlighted that a lot of MPs did not want to “appear to be lenient in any area of immigration policy”.

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TitleJo Johnson: post-study work visa amendment has ‘very good’ chance
Media name/outletTimes Higher Education
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date30/04/19
DescriptionAndy Westwood, professor of government practice at the University of Manchester, said he believed that Ms May would “dig her heels in and try and oppose the amendment, and she will probably be more confident in the political and electoral context of the moment that she has a good chance of knocking it back”.

Professor Westwood highlighted that a lot of MPs did not want to “appear to be lenient in any area of immigration policy”.
URLhttps://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/jo-johnson-post-study-work-visa-amendment-has-very-good-chance
PersonsAndrew Westwood