Press Releases : Most Recent


Tighter immigration controls will not deter BME voters
Tighter immigration controls do not deter voters from an ethnic minority background but the tone of the debate must be right, that is the conclusion of a Migration Watch UK report released today. With… [Read Full Article]
March 25, 2015

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on UKIP’s immigration policy
Commenting on UKIP’s immigration policy, Mr Alp Mehmet, Vice-Chairman of Migration Watch UK said: “The objective of getting back to a sensible level of immigration is absolutely right but a Points… [Read Full Article]
March 5, 2015

Migration Watch UK Press Release on Labour's Immigration Record
In the aftermath of last week’s very disappointing migration statistics, a survey of immigration policy under Labour was issued by Migration Watch UK today. The outcome of that policy was quite… [Read Full Article]
March 5, 2015

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

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