The Employment and Social Situation in the UK with a Focus on Migration of Workers and their Social Protection

14-06-2013

This briefing paper provides an overview of the UK’s economic growth, employment and wage situation, the UK’s recent social and economic reforms and the major issues in the public debate. The notes then focuses on patterns of migration, the rights framework for EU and non-EU migrants, recent policy changes affecting migrants living in the UK and finally key issues in the public debate related to migrants and migration.

This briefing paper provides an overview of the UK’s economic growth, employment and wage situation, the UK’s recent social and economic reforms and the major issues in the public debate. The notes then focuses on patterns of migration, the rights framework for EU and non-EU migrants, recent policy changes affecting migrants living in the UK and finally key issues in the public debate related to migrants and migration.