Theresa May Risks Cabinet Row over Boris Johnson’s ‘points-based’ Immigration System

PM leaves the door open to giving EU citizens preferential treatment in a future Brexit deal

EU-Indie-1The Prime Minister said there is “no silver bullet” for tackling immigration and that it was not clear that a proposal for an Australian-style points based system, that formed the corner-stone of the Leave campaign’s referendum pitch, actually worked.

She also paved the way for allowing EU citizens preferential treatment in any Brexit deal, and would not commit to other key promises of the leave campaign – such as removing VAT on fuel or giving freed-up funds to the NHS.

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