I'm in the process of applying for a Tier 2 application, and they ask about my travel history. I have a recent refused entry record on my passport due to having lost my BRP in Paris, and border control in Gare du Nord did not let me in. I wasn't aware of the consequence at the time, and I did ask whether this would be on the immigration record, and the immigration officer said this would not adversely affect me, but he did not explain this in detail and seemed very flippant about this.
Now that I'm applying for Tier 2, I'm worried that the refused entry record would impact my application, and all future potential visa applications. I'm guessing I have to declare it from now on. How much details should I give when trying to explain this? Does this mean I have to append the police report, lost BRP confirmation etc every single time I apply for a visa? Just how serious is this?
Many thanks in advance for any help, much appreciated.