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Rishi Sunak Risks Fresh Braverman Row Over UK-India Visa Deal

  • UK in ‘active’ talks over extent of India business visa plan
  • Braverman has previously expressed concerns over India visas
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Rishi Sunak and the UK economy showdown

Rishi Sunak’s UK government is in talks with India over whether to increase the number of business visas granted to Indian nationals as part of a potential trade deal, a stance that risks causing friction in the new prime minster’s top team.

Business visas remain an area of “active negotiation” in the discussions, Trade Minister Greg Hands told the House of Commons on Wednesday. He said talks are complete on the majority of the deal.