Media Reports Archive : September 2017

Brent council finds 35 men living in three-bedroom house owned by Sunil Hathi, his brother Neil and mother Meenaxi

Thirty-five men, all of eastern European origin, piled bedding in every room except the bathroom, with one mattress in the back garden.

The Times - 22 Sep 2017

Illegal immigrants to have accounts frozen in government crackdown

More than 70 million bank and building society accounts will be checked from January next year.

The Sun - 22 Sep 2017

As Brexit looms, migrant workers go on picking Britain’s berries

Eastern Europeans still see money to be made on UK farms despite migration crackdown fears.

Financial Times - 21 Sep 2017

Brussels plot to create 'super citizens' in the UK

Migration Watch UK chairman Lord Green of Deddington said that the EU’s proposals would ‘drive a coach and horses through our immigration system’.

Daily Mail - 20 Sep 2017

Reliance on cheap foreign labour 'damages economy'

The failure of companies to invest in training for low-wage workers is weighing on economic growth, according to a study.

Daily Mail - 18 Sep 2017

France and Germany want right to pause free movement ‘for years’ over terror and migration fears

France and Germany are demanding the right to suspend the European Union’s passport-free travel zone for up to four years amid fears over terrorism.

The Times - 15 Sep 2017

Theresa May to deliver Brexit speech in Florence

The speech in Italian city on Friday, 22nd September will be scrutinised to see if UK stance has softened after a tricky start to talks with the EU27.

The Guardian - 14 Sep 2017

Next round of Brexit negotiations delayed by a week, Government confirms

The fourth round of Brexit talks has been delayed by a week to 25 September, the Government has confirmed.

Sky News - 13 Sep 2017

Deportation backlog rises by thousands

The backlog of failed asylum seekers awaiting removal from Britain has risen by more than 5,000 in a year.

The Times - 11 Sep 2017

Big business shouldn't complain. They brought Brexit upon themselves with their use of cheap foreign labour

Too often, firms have used cheap foreign workers as a lazy substitute for investment in training and productivity.

Daily Telegraph - 8 Sep 2017

Leaked immigration plans are good news for UK workers

THE leaked proposals for immigration controls after Brexit are great news, especially for working people, writes Migration Watch UK's Lord Green.

The Sun - 7 Sep 2017

Majority of GPs vote in favour of CLOSING surgery lists to new patients in a protest at the strain on the NHS

The BMA said ministers have failed to invest enough money at a time when demand from patients is increasing due to the aging population and migration.

Daily Mail - 7 Sep 2017

Leaked document suggests UK plan to curb EU migration

'Uncontrolled migration from the EU simply cannot be allowed to continue,' said Lord Green, chairman of Migration Watch UK.

BBC News - 6 Sep 2017

A wrecking ball approach to the Brexit bill is not what people voted for

The author, the Rt Hon Caroline Flint, is Labour Member of Parliament for Don Valley and a former Europe Minister.

Sunday Telegraph - 5 Sep 2017

Number of children with English not their first language soars by two-thirds in decade

In more than 200 schools nine in 10 pupils did not speak English as their first language.

Daily Telegraph - 4 Sep 2017

Four out of five Britons demand action as a million illegal immigrants ‘go missing’

Eight in 10 people believe the Government should take stronger measures over illegal migration, according to a British Social Attitudes poll.

Daily Express - 1 Sep 2017

NHS pursuing foreign GPs with £100m recruitment drive

The NHS will pay agencies up to £100 million to recruit GPs from abroad in a bid to increase staffing numbers.

The Independent - 1 Sep 2017


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