Recent Media Reports


The UK's EU referendum: All you need to know

This article is designed to be an easy-to-understand guide now that the UK has voted to leave the European Union.

BBC News - 24 Jun 2016

UK population 'rises 500,000 to 65million': Figure has gone up by nearly five million in just ten years

The country’s population has passed the 65million mark, new official figures are likely to show today.

Mail Online - 23 Jun 2016

GPs are seeing 150,000 more patients a day than just seven years ago

Increase in patient numbers blamed on ageing population and migration.

Mail Online - 22 Jun 2016

Port of Calais closed for two hours as migrants swim in the harbour trying to board ferries to Britain

Dock workers said the migrants are risking their lives in the middle of the night out of desperation.

The Sun - 21 Jun 2016

Forgers fix EU passports for Brazil’s poor

Gangs exploit rules that allow those of Italian or Portuguese descent to move back to Europe.

The Times - 21 Jun 2016

PM knew FOUR years ago he'd never meet immigration target while inside the EU, reveals former closest aide

David Cameron was told four years ago his immigration target was 'impossible' while Britain is in the EU – but continued to make the promise.

Mail Online - 21 Jun 2016

Migrants put strain on down-at-heel mill town

Once a wealthy mill town that flourished in the industrial revolution, Rochdale suffered during the recession.

The Times - 16 Jun 2016

Britain clears path to further Turkey EU membership talks

Turkey’s EU membership talks are set to be given a boost within a fortnight.

Financial Times - 16 Jun 2016

EU court rejects child benefits challenge

A challenge to the right of the UK to deny some EU migrants child benefit and child tax credits has been rejected by European judges.

BBC News - 14 Jun 2016

EU entry will mean 100,000 Turks a year, minister warns

An extra 100,000 people will come to Britain every year if Turkey is allowed to join the European Union, the employment minister has warned.

The Times - 14 Jun 2016

More than 250,000 people could move to Britain EVERY year for at least two decades

A think tank warned net migration to Britain would continue to run at more than 250,000 a year for two decades even if Turkey does not join the EU.

Mail Online - 14 Jun 2016

You cannot jail illegal immigrants, court says

An ECJ judgement will prevent future imprisonment of non-European migrants even if they have entered a country in the Schengen travel area illegally.

The Times - 8 Jun 2016

Now 30,000 a year get into Britain as spouse of EU citizens

More than 30,000 non-EU immigrants a year are taking advantage of a backdoor into Britain created by Brussels.

Mail Online - 8 Jun 2016

The Australian model is a distraction. What we need is a work permit system that applies to all-comers

If the UK vote to leave the EU, government should seek the introduction of work permits for EU migrants, but only for workers with skills we need.

Mail Online - 6 Jun 2016

Navy called into patrol Channel for migrants

The UK Border Force has asked the Royal Navy to help defend the English Channel from people smugglers.

Sunday Times - 6 Jun 2016

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