SNP march on Westminster may be good for UK IT

Following the SNP’s remarkable general election night, I have taken a close look at its manifesto for The Register. Although the SNP has ended up in opposition in Westminster, it looks likely that some of its proposals may well come about through further devolution to Scotland, particularly the fiscal ones on taxation, grants and the like.

Many in IT would welcome the SNP’s proposals to loosen controls on skilled immigration, such as restoring the post-study visa; and some countries including Australia apply different rules depending on where someone wants to live (such as more points for the Northern Territory). But that one looks pretty unlikely, unless there’s a second independence referendum…

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