To ask Her Majesty's Government what is meant by the term compliant environment in immigration policy.
8 May 2018
The term compliant environment refers to a framework of legislative and administrative measures for regulating migrants’ access to work, benefits and services in the UK. These are designed to discourage prospective illegal migrants from coming to the UK, incentivise voluntary departure or regularisation of status, deter legal migrants from breaching conditions of their stay and protect taxpayer funded public services. These have been introduced over more than 20 years by successive governments.