Media Reports Archive : May 2019

What the UK population will look like by 2061 under hard, soft or no Brexit scenarios

Under all scenarios, the UK population is projected to become more ethnically diverse and older, and to continue to grow.

The Conversation - 31 May 2019

Economy needs skills from abroad, ministers warned

Alp Mehmet of Migration Watch UK, said: “If these recommendations were accepted, it would amount to a turning point in immigration policy.'

The Times - 30 May 2019

Immigration levels are still double Theresa May’s target of under 100,000

Alp Mehmet of Migration Watch UK said the next PM must make it a priority to deliver on the government’s pledge to reduce immigration levels by a lot.

The Sun - 28 May 2019

Sajid Javid to scrap plans that recommended EU migrants must earn £30k to work in Brexit Britain

Home Secretary ripping up Theresa May’s post-Brexit plans for a £30,000 minimum salary threshold for EU migrants, The Sun can reveal.

The Sun - 23 May 2019

Letter to The Times from Lord Green of Deddington, Chairman of Migration Watch

The government does not have the political will to address immigration, so the Home Office does not remotely have the resources it needs.

The Times - 20 May 2019

Record number of EU nationals working in UK

Around 2.38 million EU nationals were employed in the UK from January to March, 98,000 more than in the equivalent period of 2018.

Press Association - 15 May 2019

NHS looks abroad for thousands of nurses

Health chiefs admit failing to plan for elderly care.

The Times - 9 May 2019

GP pressure: Numbers show first sustained drop for 50 years

The NHS is seeing the first sustained fall in GP numbers in the UK for 50 years, the BBC can reveal.

BBC News - 9 May 2019

YouGov finds that 'asylum and migration' are the most important issues for Europeans aged 16 to 26

Young Europeans in most EU countries rank migration, the environment and the economy as the bloc's 'key political problems.'

Politico - 3 May 2019

Handling of UK asylum cases compromised by poorly trained and overworked staff

Poor decisions are made because insufficiently trained caseworkers are given sole responsibility to conduct interviews with asylum seekers.

The Guardian - 1 May 2019


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