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Message from our Chairmen

Lord Green of Deddington, Chairman
Lord Green of Deddington
Alp Mehmet, Vice Chairman
Alp Mehmet
Vice Chairman

Our central concern is the current massive level of immigration which, if allowed to continue, would mean that the population of the UK would increase by 10 million in 25 years, 82% of it due to future migrants and their children. Migration is, of course, a natural part of an open economy and society but it must be sustainable and must have the assent of the British public - yet many in the media and political class have long dismissed widespread public concern and the strong view of a clear majority that the current level of net migration of around a quarter of a million a year must be significantly reduced.

As an independent and non-political research organisation, we are a leading voice in making the facts known as widely as possible and in making suggestions as to how immigration might be reduced. Here you will find twelve topics, covering all the key aspects of immigration. Founded in 2001, we have a long track record of getting our estimates right as you will see from our record here.

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The migration dilemma: EU weighs impact of its deal with Turkey
Financial Times (22-Mar-2018)
The EU-Turkey accord has reduced refugee flows and eased tensions within the bloc but deeper issues have been left unresolved.
Brexit, immigration, future prosperity: the view from abroad
The Spectator (22-Mar-2018)
77 per cent of Britons thought that illegal immigration was a serious problem facing their country.
Cutting immigration could boost economic growth, official forecaster says
Daily Telegraph (21-Mar-2018)
Robert Chote said there is a possibility lower immigration from the EU could trigger companies to be 'more productive' and deliver an economic uplift.
New fears over Brexit timetable
Sunday Times (20-Mar-2018)
Britain’s customs system will not be ready in time for the start of its new relationship with the European Union at the end of 2020.
Almost 29 per cent of 15-year-olds in Britain now come from immigrant backgrounds, international think tank reveals
Daily Mail (20-Mar-2018)
'Immigration on this scale not only makes integration more difficult,' said Alp Mehmet, Vice Chair of Migration Watch UK.

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