A ‘Soft Brexit’ entails the UK remaining in the Single Market after Brexit and continued free movement. What level of migration from the EU can we therefore expect?
If you are interested in finding out more about net migration to the UK, see our statistics page here.
Work permits for the highly skilled, a temporary skills shortage visa, and an expanded Youth Mobility scheme would meet the needs of business while reducing migration from the EU by around 100,000 a year in the medium term. Read our proposal here.
The UK population is projected to increase by around 500,000 annually - equivalent to a new city the size of Liverpool every year. This amounts to 8 million in the next 15 years, 75% of which is due to future migration. You can find out more here.
The UK government has set out its position on the rights of EU nationals currently living in the UK. Read a summary of the proposal here.
At current levels of immigration to England, a new home will be needed every five minutes over the next 25 years. To find out more about the impact of immigration on housing you can read our overview here.