UK immigration plans would harm Highland industry, warns SNP

White paper would ‘pull rug from under’ firms in northern Scotland, says Kate Forbes

The UK government’s stance on immigration “completely pulls the rug from under the feet of businesses and communities in the Highlands”, according to the Scottish National party’s Kate Forbes, one of the area’s most prominent and vocal representatives in the Holyrood parliament.

As the Scottish government warned last Thursday that proposals in the UK Conservative party’s recently published white paper on immigration will cut the number of workers from Europe eligible to work in Scotland by up to 85%, Forbes identified a “failure of imagination” from politicians who spend much of their working lives in a city so densely populated that they cannot fathom there are areas of the country where that is not the case.

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