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Migration vital to Scotland's future workforce, expert panel finds

Migration vital to Scotland's future workforce, expert panel finds

Migration is considered vital for Scotland's population growth
"Scotland can learn a lot from how other countries use immigration programmes to address skills and occupational shortages and attract and retain people in remote and rural areas"
Union Street, Aberdeen

A report published by the Expert Advisory Group on Migration and Population says that immigration schemes can be an ‘immediate and direct’ way to tackle depopulation in Scotland and warns of a fall in Scotland’s working-age population if immigration drops substantially alongside declining fertility.

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This article was originally posted by The James Hutton Institute