Net migration to the UK is currently 246,000. If this continues, we will add half a million to the population every year. Over the long term, 75% of this growth will be due to immigration. This places huge pressure on public services. Read more here.
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?
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.
If you are interested in finding out more about net migration to the UK, see our statistics page 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.
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.
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.
New @IpsosMORI poll: 58% of UK respondents agreed that immigration has placed too much pressure on public services https://t.co/OFpSjDUkDW 1 day ago - Retweet
"Reliance on cheap foreign labour 'damages economy'", finds report by Centre for Social Justice https://t.co/1WtCYhXIOp via @MailOnline 1 day ago - Retweet
Astounding that @jdportes attacked us for sharing our own paper after he referenced and linked to it in his own work https://t.co/EkhSDu0nhN 4 days ago - Retweet
Come off it Professor @jdportes https://t.co/dDAFpGv0yf 4 days ago - Retweet
If our paper was so awful @jdportes then why did you reference it & paraphrase its main conclusion in your own work… https://t.co/Ih0kbjhVyd 4 days ago - Retweet
@rmw_77 @jdportes Excluding don't knows more than 70% say net migration only sustainable at 100k or less 5 days ago - Retweet
Migration Watch UK1 day ago
New Ipsos MORI poll: 58% of those surveyed agreed that immigration has placed too much pressure
on public services
Proposed 'controls' on EU migration put forward by the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change are nothing of the sort. Read our response https://news.migrationwatchuk.org/2017/09/18/tony-blairs-sugges…
Migration Watch UK4 days ago
Our full response to Professor Portes' false accusations https://news.migrationwatch.org.uk/2017/09/15/come-off-it-professor