May 2017 - March 2017

No evidence that cutting net migration would be ‘catastrophic’ for British economy

The organisation Global Future argues in a recent report (published on 19th March) that cutting net migratio…

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Migration Watch UK press comment on today’s net migration figures

Commenting on the release of the ONS Net Migration Statistics, Mr Alp Mehmet, Vice Chairman of Migration Wat…

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There are no excuses now for a failure to reduce migration

The triggering of Article 50 last week was a major step towards honouring the referendum result. It will und…

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Claim that reducing low-skilled migration would harm economy not backed up by the facts

A recent Economist article (‘Keep Out: Lower immigration could be the biggest economic cost of Brexit’, …

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December 2016 - June 2016

Immigration and UK membership of the European Single Market

Mass immigration for the foreseeable future will be inevitable if Britain remains a member of the Single Mar…

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Prospects for Scotland’s population not much affected by Brexit

Scottish Government admits that Scotland’s population would continue to grow even if EU migration were red…

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There are lessons to be learned from the UK’s unsuccessful ‘renegotiation’

Daniel Korski, the former Deputy Director of David Cameron’s Policy Unit in Number 10, has published a com…

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Impact on Scotland’s economy of reducing migration into lower-skilled work

The Scottish Government’s recent paper(read here) on the implications of Brexit for Scotland’s economi…

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UK population rises by more than 500,000 in a year to reach 65.1 million

The ONS has today released the Annual Population Estimates for mid-2015. The UK population is now 65.1 milli…

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May 2016 - December 2015

The Prospects for EU Enlargement

Summary 1. The European Union (EU) has grown from six original member states to its current size of 28. The …

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Will refugees benefit the German economy?

The news that ‘several’ of the 33 economists polled by the Financial Times (27 December) feel that recen…

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Turkey’s population and immigration to the European Union

  As part of the EU’s efforts to tackle the migrant crisis they have turned to Turkey. This has resul…

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Astonishing impact of immigration on demand for housing, says Lord Green

Current levels of immigration, if they are allowed to continue, mean that we will need to build enough homes…

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Migration Watch Comment on Civitas Pamphlet on Immigration

This authoritative report from Professor Rowthorn, Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Camb…

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September 2015 - May 2015

The populations of the United Kingdom and Germany

The populations forecast for the UK and Germany are entirely different. All population projections have a co…

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Migration Watch UK Press Comment on ONS Net Migration Statistics

Responding to today’s net migration figures, Lord Green of Deddington, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, sai…

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