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.
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.
BBC News - One in four people 'trapped in low paid jobs' https://t.co/UkkearDysD 18 hours ago - Retweet
PM promises EU citizens they can stay – even without a Brexit deal https://t.co/29TFSegD2o 23 hours ago - Retweet
RT @GoodwinMJ: Before Brexit 62% want immigration reduced
After Brexit 60% want immigration reduced https://t.co/VSaObSx69S 1 day ago - Retweet
Easier English language test to help NHS recruit more foreign nurses https://t.co/5OdNTfSzos 1 day ago - Retweet
2014 report by @IpsosMORI: “The relationship is clear enough to conclude that the number of immigrants is important to public attitudes.” 2 days ago - Retweet
According to @IpsosMORI, surge in concern about immigration in early 2000s followed rather than preceded increase in immigrant numbers 1/2 2 days ago - Retweet
Migration Watch UK1 day ago
The managing director of Ipsos MORI's Social Research Institute noted last night: "Immigration concern [was] not media-created... The numbers drove it." Indeed, a 2014 report by the organisation said …
Migration Watch UK2 days ago
Home Secretary Amber Rudd admits there 'may be' a million illegal immigrants in Britain https://t.co/rssV1zqEOd