Javid rows back on plans for £30,000 salary threshold for migrants

Home secretary also struggles to give details about post-Brexit immigration plans

Sajid Javid has said there will be further consultation on a widely expected £30,000 salary threshold for skilled workers as the government prepares to publish a long awaited white paper on immigration.

The home secretary also declined to reiterate Theresa May’s 2017 election manifesto pledge to bring net migration down to “tens of thousands” as he struggled to give details about the government’s post-Brexit plans for the UK.

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