DCMS Response to our Immigration System Recommendations


Jeremy Wright MP has thanked our members for correspondence on the UK’s future immigration system. The letter from The Secretary of State; Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), is available below.



Culture Counts wrote to DCMS in response to the UK Government’s future skills-based immigration system White Paper. We shared eight clear recommendations for the UK Home Office. Representatives of Scotland’s culture sector (through working with Culture Counts) wrote the eight recommendations.


Letter from Jeremy Wright MP

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Key Points

  • DCMS will share the eight Culture Counts recommendations with the UK Home Office.

  • Department aware of importance of access to talent for the cultural and creative industries

  • Mobile cultural professionals play an important role in showing the world the very best of the UK, and in strengthening our global relationships.


Thank you

Thank you to all our members who contributed to the eight recommendations. A further thank you to those who wrote to their MP with our Immigration System Recommendations (as per our 3 Actions Newsletter for April). This positive response from DCMS demonstrates the great advocacy work Culture Counts members and supporters are doing.


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