will accelerateaccording to Jonathan Guthrie in FT"unless the government modifies its plans for immigration controls. It has already exempted from the requirement to speak fluent English those investors who bring £1m into the country. Chefs who are handy with the cardamom should be granted a similar waiver for fixed-term stays. If need be, they can have time off to wrestle with English at night school.
Mr Rashid, who is president of the Bangladeshi Caterers Association, has suggested a scheme along these very lines to Liam Byrne. “The [immigration] minister approved of our formula but didn’t do anything about it,” said Mr Rashid, who has learnt an important lesson in the ways of politicians. " (via How the World Works)