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Migration Watch UK Press Comment - Household Projections for England ignore the impact of immigration?
Statement from Migration Watch Vice Chairman, Alp Mehmet: "The Department of Communities and Local Government has today published its household projections for England out to 2037 in which they state… [Read Full Article]
February 27, 2015

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on Net Migration Figures
Commenting, Lord Green, Chairman of Migration Watch UK said: "These figures will be extremely disappointing for the public. The additional pressure on housing and public services is clearly unmanageable.… [Read Full Article]
February 26, 2015

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on Student Migration
There is no case for the post study work visa to be reinstated, that is the conclusion of a report on the route which was closed by the government, issued today by Migration Watch UK. The report… [Read Full Article]
February 24, 2015

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on Labour Market Statistics-February 2015
Commenting on today's ONS Labour Market Statistics which show that EU workers account for the majority of the annual increase in the foreign born workforce, Alp Mehmet, Vice Chairman of Migration Watch… [Read Full Article]
February 19, 2015

The Conservative record on immigration
A report on the Conservative record on immigration was issued by Migration Watch UK today. The report finds that the Conservatives struggled to bring order into a situation in which the numbers had… [Read Full Article]
February 12, 2015

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on the Prime Minister's Commitment to Bringing Down Net Migration
Today on the Jeremy Vine Show on BBC Radio 2 the Prime Minister reaffirmed his commitment to bringing down net migration to the tens of thousands. Commenting, Lord Green of Deddington, Chairman of Migration… [Read Full Article]
January 27, 2015

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on the Conservatives’ six key general election issues
Commenting on the news that the Conservatives will not be including immigration as one of their top six election issues Lord Green of Deddington said: ‘Immigration has now come top equal with the… [Read Full Article]
January 13, 2015

Response to UCL paper on the fiscal effects of immigration to the UK - Press Release
Net tax contribution by Eastern European migrants probably negative Cost of all migrants in the UK has been £20 - £25 million per day between 1995 and 2011. The contribution of migrants from Eastern… [Read Full Article]
December 30, 2014

Comment on Chief Inspector for Borders and Immigration's report on British Nationality Applications
Migration Watch UK comment on the Chief Inspector for Borders and Immigration's report on British Nationality Applications. Commenting on the report, Alp Mehmet, Vice-Chairman of Migration Watch UK… [Read Full Article]
December 11, 2014

Would the Australian Points Based System be right for Britain?
An assessment released today by Migration Watch UK concludes that it would be totally unsuitable for the UK. The Australian immigration system is highly regarded because the Australians have achieved… [Read Full Article]
December 11, 2014

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