Truss set to loosen UK visa norms due to ongoing labour shortage


The newly appointed British Prime Minister Liz Truss is set to launch new rules over Visa policies to loosen the immigration norms as the UK has been facing acute labour shortages for a long time.

Prime Minister Liz Truss is anticipated to expand the government’s lack of occupation list to help businesses fill vacuities by recruiting overseas workers with less bureaucracy.


Truss faced industry requests for more migrant workers to be given visas to come to the UK, with labour shortages one of the main concerns voiced by employers across a range of sectors. 

Businesses, especially the hospitality sector, are looking after the visa system for skilled workers has not been responsive enough to help the needs they have experienced.

During Liz Truss’sTruss’s first address to the UN as a Prime Minister of the UK, she said, While extolling the principles of democracy, which alone could ensure economic development and the realization of citizens’ aspirations, Truss added, “This is a divisive moment in the history of this Organization and the history of freedom.”

Truss, outlined a blueprint that would open a new era in the UK and, more broadly, heal the “fracturing principles that have defined our lives since the dark days of the Second World War.”

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom highlighted that her first long-term goal for the UK would be complete annual economic growth of 2. 5 per cent which will generate quality jobs and fund public services.

She also supported more excellent energy stability and less dependence on autocratic regimes for fuel and food supplies, thus ensuring citizens are not held captive by those seeking to weaponize the global economy.


While addressing the world leaders, Truss said, “a real struggle is going on in the world between democracies and autocracies. We must do this together so that we can build new partnerships around the work of deepening links with fellow democracies and building new economic and security ties.”

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