Balanced Migration


Public Want A Massive Cut In Immigration. Nearly 80 Per Cent Concerned About The Issue.

A 7 out of 10 adults want immigration cut by over 80%. Just 1 in 20 adults support the current level. The YouGov poll, which was commissioned by Migrationwatch for the Cross Party Group on Balanced Migration, found that 79 per cent of people were “concerned” or “very concerned” about the issue of immigration. Net […]

Immigration To Account For A New Household Every 6 Minutes

Government projections issued this week confirm that net immigration is now the largest single influence on household formation in England, accounting for very nearly 4 in 10 new households (39%). The projections show that, over the 25 years from 2006 to 2031, immigration will account for an extra 99,000 households a year – or one […]

The Independent – Another Apology

“For a second time The Independent has been obliged to apologise and pay damages and costs to Sir Andrew Green, Chairman of Migrationwatch. This is despite the fact that on the first occasion, in February 2008, their apology recognised explicitly that “Sir Andrew Green and Migrationwatch, the think-tank he founded, are entitled to put forward […]

24th January 2009 (Balanced Migration)

Immigration: Bbc Radio 4: Beyond Westminster

Radio 4’s Beyond Westminster (1100 hrs – 1130 hrs Saturday, 10 January 2009) discussed whether the record levels of immigrants are something to be celebrated or deplored and how far things will be changed by the looming recession The BBC’s Andrew Rawnsley first questioned Migrationwatch’s Chairman, Sir Andrew Green, about why his organisation is alarmed […]

Population Out Of Control: Why Present Policies Cannot Keep Our Population Even To 70 Million

Summary The government have assured the public that the population of the UK will not be allowed to reach 70 million and that their new Points Based System (PBS) will ensure that this is achieved. Unfortunately, this cannot possibly be so…….. Conclusion ……Last year the PBS would have only stopped 11,500 migrants out of 237,000 […]

Cross Party Group Aim For ‘balanced Migration’

The first cross party group of parliamentarians to address how immigration into the UK can be brought back under control has been formed at Westminster. Headed by two distinguished former ministers, Frank Field, Labour, and Nicholas Soames, Conservative, it is the first time in British political history that parliamentarians from the two main parties have […]

The Business Visitor Scheme Under The Points Based System

Migrationwatch called yesterday for much tougher rules on business visitors. The new rules are far too lax and, in particular, permit unlimited secondment of foreign employees to Britain Commenting, the Chairman, Sir Andrew Green, said “The Government scrabbled to produce these rules only days before the system goes live. Far from being “tough” the rules […]

How Many More People Can Our Small Island Take? As Population Heads Towards 70 Million Has The Penny Dropped For Labour?

By Sir Andrew Green, Chairman, Migration Watch UK. The issues around immigration are steadily becoming clearer as successive government smoke screens are blown away by the cool wind of logic. New immigration figures being published by the Government today will confirm that very high levels of immigration are continuing at about 200,000 a year. In […]

Toughening The Points Based System

With unemployment climbing fast, it is no longer acceptable that jobs which have never been advertised in Britain should be offered to economic migrants. Nor should migrants be admitted without a job to go to. The total of these categories is at least 75,000 jobs a year and probably a good deal more. These arrangements […]

The Recession: No Solution To Large Scale Immigration

New Research published today concludes that the widely forecast recession will not tackle the long term challenge of large scale immigration. The report was prepared by Migrationwatch at the request of the Cross Party Group on Balanced Migration. It plots annual growth in GDP since 1970 to identify previous years of recession and examines what […]

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