Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Salary required to sponsor spouse to UK

How much do you need to earn before you are allowed to sponsor a spouse to the UK?

Part 8 of the Immigration Rules state that applicants who wish to bring their spouse to the UK to settle here must prove that he/she has sufficient financial resources so as not to become a burden on public funds.

This means that the sponsoring applicant who wish to obtain permission for a fianc├ęs, spouses, civil partners, unmarried partners, or other dependant relatives to enter the UK, must prove that they will not need to resort to social security benefits.

The sponsor needs to be in full time work unless he/she earns loads of money.

Problems can occur if the sponsor is on a a low income and has no savings.

The minimum level income should be no less than that of the income support level for a couple. This is currently £105.95 (for both aged over 18).

Applicants can rely on funds provided by third party (family or friends) but will need to provide evidence that the support is not less reliable than income from employment.

At present, the annual income threshold in place is £5,500 after tax, excluding housing costs. This is the same as a salary of £13,700 before tax (includes housing costs).

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC)is recommending a minimum salary of between £18,600 and £25,700 before tax.

This is to prevent any sponsor, their spouse or their dependents from becoming a burden on the state.

Raising the threshold to £18,600 would cut settlement by 45 per cent, according to MAC estimates. Raising it £25,700, would reduce settlement by around 63 per cent.
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Spouse visa age lowered from 21 to 18

The Government last month announced that the spouse visa age will be lowered again from 21 to 18. This change took effect on 28 November 2011.

The law was amended on 27 November 2008 to raise the minimum age from 18 to 21 for both foreign spouses and their sponsors in the UK before the foreign spouse could be granted a visa to enter or remain as a spouse or partner.

The Supreme Court has ruled that, whilst the aim was to address forced marriages, increasing the minimum marriage visa age from 18 to 21 disproportionately interfered with Article 8 rights (the individual’s right to family life) of those who were in genuine marriages.

So the spouse visa age will be lowered again to a sensible 18 years of age.

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Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Do you want cheaper petrol?

We are hitting £129.9 a litre in some areas now and soon we will be faced with paying £1.50 per litre. So Philip Hollsworth offered this good idea:

Please see what you think and pass it on if you agree with it.

This makes MUCH MORE SENSE than the 'don't buy petrol on a certain day campaign' that was going around last April or May! The oil companies just laughed at that because they knew we wouldn't continue to hurt ourselves by refusing to buy petrol. It was more of an inconvenience to us than it was a problem for them. BUT, whoever thought of this idea, has come up with a plan that can really work.

Please read it and join in!

Now that the oil companies and the OPEC nations have conditioned us to think that the cost of a litre is CHEAP, we need to take aggressive action to teach them that BUYERS - not sellers control the market place. With the price of petrol going up more each day, we consumers need to take action. The only way we are going to see the price of petrol come down is if we hit someone in the pocket by not purchasing their petrol! And we can do that WITHOUT hurting ourselves. Here's the idea:

For the rest of this year DON'T purchase ANY petrol from the two biggest oil companies (which now are one) i.e. ESSO and BP.

If they are not selling any petrol, they will be inclined to reduce their prices. If they reduce their prices, the other companies will have to follow suit. But to have an impact we need to reach literally millions of Esso and BP petrol buyers. It's really simple to do!!

Now, don't wimp out on me at this point... keep reading and I'll explain how simple it is to reach millions of people!!

I am sending this note to a lot of people. If all of you send it to at least ten more (30 x 10 = 300)....and those 300 send it to at least ten more (300 x 10 = 3,000) ... and so on. By the time the message reaches the sixth generation of people, we will have reached over THREE MILLION consumers! If those three million get excited and pass this on to ten friends each, then 30 million people will have been contacted! If it goes one level further, you guessed it.....


Again, all YOU have to do is send this to 10 people. That's all (and not buy at ESSO/BP). How long would all that take? If each of us sends this email out to ten more people within one day of receipt, all 300 MILLION people could conceivably be contacted within the next 8 days!!! Acting together we can make a difference. If this makes sense to you, please pass this message on.

PLEASE HOLD OUT UNTIL THEY LOWER THEIR PRICES It's easy to make this happen. Just forward this email, and buy your petrol at Shell,Asda,Tesco, Sainsburys, Morrisons, Jet etc. i.e. Boycott BP and Esso
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Tuesday, 4 January 2011

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