Media Reports Archive : May 2018


Is it time to scrap the ‘tens of thousands’ immigration target?

Alp Mehmet, vice chairman of Migration Watch UK, says NO.

City AM - 31 May 2018

Britons united in belief migration negatively impacts country, says left-leaning thinktank

The report also claimed people believe the nation’s culture is not “sufficiently promoted and defended”.

Daily Express - 31 May 2018

That 400,000 Romanians live in the UK is a tragedy for their homeland

The corruption and poverty that encourage Romanians to migrate leave the country depleted of energy and hope

The Guardian - 30 May 2018

Most Brits believe that migration has harmed communities

Lord Green, of Migration Watch UK, said: 'Very few people appear to have been sticking up for the culture and traditions of our own country.'

Daily Mail - 30 May 2018

40,000 new places must be found at schools after the influx of migrants

The news comes following warnings of intensifying pressure on the education system caused by the influx of migrants.

Daily Express - 29 May 2018

Romanian becomes second most common non-UK nationality

The Office for National Statistics says the total number of Romanian nationals rose by 25% from 2016 to 2017, reaching 411,000.

BBC News - 24 May 2018

Revealed: The 77 areas where the number of foreign-born migrants has surged

In some parts of the country the number of foreign-born people has soared by as much as 10-fold.

Daily Mail - 24 May 2018

Brexiteers cry foul over EU prisoner figures

4,024 EU nationals were in prisons in England and Wales in 2017, according to data released last month.

Euractiv - 22 May 2018

Big business ‘ignoring millions of Brits looking for full-time work because they have EU migrants on tap’

A think tank report has found what Brits already know, that bosses 'have been getting away with it far too long'.

The Sun - 17 May 2018

The number of EU citizens working in Britain has soared to 2.37million since the referendum

Lord Green of Deddington, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: ‘These new labour force figures dispose of any claim of a Brexodus.'

Daily Mail - 16 May 2018

Gangs buy planes to smuggle migrants into remote airstrips

Organised crime groups have spent significant money buying or hiring aircraft to get people into Britain illegally, according to the NCA.

The Times - 15 May 2018

Theresa May’s post-Brexit immigration policy set to be unveiled after ordering Sajid Javid to speed up plans

The PM has intervened to ensure proposals are ready before the summer recess.

The Sun - 14 May 2018

Homeless EU migrants are set to receive thousands of pounds in compensation after policy of deporting them was ruled illegal

In the year to May 2017, 698 homeless EU nationals were targeted and removed.

Daily Mail - 14 May 2018

Britain’s Windrush mess revives support for ID cards

There is no shortage of models for ministers to pinch. Every country in the European Union has a card, save for Britain, Denmark and Ireland.

The Economist - 10 May 2018

India rejects illegal migrants deal amid fears of mass deportations

Up to 100,000 people of Indian origin are thought to be living in Britain illegally

The Times - 9 May 2018

For better or worse, the Tories are now the Brexit party

The Conservative Party electorate is being rapidly and radically transformed.

Daily Telegraph - 8 May 2018

The truth about ‘liberal’ London

We all know the propaganda. London: it’s the best city on the planet. A vibrant metropolis, at ease with its diverse, tolerant self.

Unherd - 3 May 2018

Government at risk of 'collapse' as May warned by 60 Tory MPs Brexit customs partnership will sink her

Sixty MPs from the European Research Group, led by Jacob Rees-Mogg, have sent the Prime Minister a 30 page report detailing their opposition.

Daily Telegraph - 2 May 2018

Being Home Secretary is the best job in Government — but it’s full of political risk

If anything, Javid must toughen up Britain’s defences against illegal immigration.

The Sun - 1 May 2018

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