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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

Prime Minister's Speech on EU Migration
Commenting on the Prime Minister's speech this morning, Lord Green of Deddington, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: "We welcome the Prime Minister’s speech in which he reaffirmed his commitment… [Read Full Article]
November 28, 2014

The impact of immigration on population growth
Contribution of immigration to UK population growth seriously underestimated Over 80% of recent UK population increase due to immigration In the longer term all population growth is likely to be… [Read Full Article]
November 26, 2014

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on CReAM’s revised report 'The Fiscal Effects of Immigration to the UK'
1. CReAM have now published a revised version of their paper first put out in November 2013 on the Fiscal effects of immigration to the UK. The original CReAM paper was given extensive media coverage and… [Read Full Article]
November 5, 2014

Peerage Conferred on Migration Watch UK Chairman Sir Andrew Green
We were delighted at Migration Watch UK to learn of our Chairman Sir Andrew Green's elevation to the Lords. It is a non-party appointment and he intends to sit on the cross-benches. After a long and… [Read Full Article]
October 21, 2014

Immigration is Driving Londoners Out of Their Capital
Over the next 15 years more than half a million new homes will have to be built in London as the capital’s immigrant population is expected to soar by over a million.  Even this massive building project… [Read Full Article]
October 15, 2014

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on the latest Immigration Statistics, August 2014
Today’s numbers are deeply disappointing with an across the board increase in immigration, a fall in British emigration, and no increase in departures. Net migration at this level is simply not… [Read Full Article]
August 28, 2014

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on Romanian and Bulgarian Labour Migration
Commenting on the figures released in today’s Labour Force Survey, Sir Andrew Green, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: "A 13,000 increase in the number of Romanian and Bulgarian workers compared… [Read Full Article]
August 13, 2014

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on Huge Rise in A8 Employment
Commenting on the figures, Sir Andrew Green, Chairman of Migration Watch UK said: "This is the sharpest increase in A8 migration since the boom year of 2007. The fact that it has occurred despite measures… [Read Full Article]
August 13, 2014

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