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Nick Clegg “lost” half a million migrants in the EU debate
In the recent debate on membership of the European Union Nick Clegg under-estimated the increase in the EU population of the UK by about ½ million - roughly the population of the city of Liverpool. It… [Read Full Article]
April 11, 2014

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on Yvette Cooper's Immigration Speech
Commenting on Yvette Cooper’s speech, Sir Andrew Green, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: “This speech is elegant camouflage for the absence of any real policy on the central issue of scale.… [Read Full Article]
April 10, 2014

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on the Revised Net Migration Statistics released by the ONS
The ONS has today revised the net migration figures between 2001 and 2011, in light of the undercounting of immigration during that period, discovered as a result of the 2011 Census. Commenting, Sir Andrew… [Read Full Article]
April 10, 2014

Over half a million EU migrants expected in the next 5 years – that is more than the population of Manchester
The recent increase in migration from the EU is likely to continue into the medium term throwing the government’s immigration policy off course and creating tension between the UK’s continued membership… [Read Full Article]
April 2, 2014

Immigrants have cost the tax payer over £140 billion since 1995
Recent immigrants from 2001 to 2011 might have cost over £25 bn Migration Watch UK today issued a new assessment of the cost of immigration to the tax payer. The outcome is that immigrants cost… [Read Full Article]
March 13, 2014

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on Net Migration Statistics
Commenting on today's immigration statistics Sir Andrew Green, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: "Government policy is succeeding in bringing down non-EU migration but they have been blown off… [Read Full Article]
February 28, 2014

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on Immigration Under Labour
The ONS have today adjusted the net migration statistics between 2001 and 2011 to reflect the results of the 2011 Census. Commenting, Sir Andrew Green, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: "Having… [Read Full Article]
February 28, 2014

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on the National Statistics of Romanians and Bulgarians in UK
The Office for National Statistics has today released its quarterly Labour Market Statistics which show that the number of Romanians and Bulgarians working in the UK in the period October-December 2013 was… [Read Full Article]
February 19, 2014

Lib Dem immigration policy “vacuous“
Last night on the BBC2 programme “The truth about immigration“, Vince Cable was dismissive of the government’s immigration objective and suggested that it was time to be “practical“. … [Read Full Article]
January 8, 2014

Options for Romanian and Bulgarian Migrants in 2014
UK Wages and Benefits a Magnet to Two Million Romanians and Bulgarians in Spain and Italy Some of the two million Romanian and Bulgarian migrants in Spain and Italy may find the lure of Britain difficult… [Read Full Article]
December 30, 2013

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