UK and India agree to let more young people in

By Justin Parkinson9 days ago

The UK and India have struck a deal allowing thousands of young adults to work and live in each other's countries for two years.

The Home Office said the scheme for 18 to 30-year-old professionals would allow the brightest and best to come to the UK based on skills and talent.

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It added that the two countries would also crack down on illegal migration.

The new scheme comes as the UK is pushing for a post-Brexit free-trade deal with India.

The two countries earlier announced business agreements worth 1bn.

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