Tier 2 ICT cooling off period strapped: Applicant in this category are now able to stay beyond 5 years (before now applicant would have to have return to country of domicile and stay of the UK for 12 months). The Home office had stated that “We plan to replace the existing rules with a rule that more simply requires that an overseas intra-company transfer must not hold entry clearance or leave to enter or remain as an intra-company transferee for more than five years in any six-year period, except where they qualify to be granted up to nine years on the basis of their salary”.
The Upper Tribunal in MM (section 117B(6) – EU citizen child) Iran  UKUT 224 (IAC) held that EU child is required to have lived in the UK for 7 years to qualify for this rule.
The Home office introduces a new policy on False representation by Applicant published on 20 September 2019. It appears that the context of false representation is categorised under the general provisions of Public policy in her consideration; the following will be Subject to the requirement of dishonest conduct which must be serious to rely on public policy grounds, other examples include, but are not limited to: • fraudulently claiming benefits or otherwise defrauding the benefits system • providing false details to obtain an official document, such as a driving licence or passport Facilitating or participating in a sham marriage would also be likely to meet the threshold.