Labour activists introduced a motion — passed by conference — to award full voting rights to all UK residents. Not citizens but residents.
Delegates at the party’s conference backed a move to ‘maintain and extend free movement rights.
Previously, takeaway restaurants could not recruit specialist chefs from abroad.
Alp Mehmet, Migration Watch chair, stormed: “This unwise and retrograde step will likely lead to foreign graduates staying on to stack shelves.'
Alp Mehmet, Migration Watch UK chair, said: 'There is no need to devalue a study visa by turning it into a backdoor route for working here.'
The number of clandestine attempts to cross the Channel by boat appears to have grown substantially over the past year, says Migration Watch UK.