Business Lunch: Hon Ian Lees-Galloway, Minister of Immigration
Topic: Update on current Immigration settings and any proposed changes over the next 24 months in particular essential skills visa.
Hon Iain Lees-Galloway has been the Member of Parliament for Palmerston North since 2008, and in 2017 was appointed Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Minister of Immigration and Minister for ACC.
In the Immigration portfolio, Iain is determined to achieve better economic growth by matching migrant skills to the regions and industries where they are needed most, and ending exploitation of migrant workers and students. Describing ACC as a national taonga, Iain aims to protect and enhance the scheme as New Zealand approaches the 50th anniversary of the Corporation.