Our politicians are looking for the wrong kind of answer. The answer wanted is, at best, a popular soundbite that elicits a quick sugar-fix. At worst the policy preferred is the one of least resistance – no matter its efficacy.
It needs to be able to raise capital and kick-start in-house production, which the current model prohibits.
The economic and strategic cases for welcoming highly-skilled people to the UK are compelling. It will help defeat Putin’s regime.