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Economic characteristics of migrants in the UK
Research into the economic characteristics of migrants in the UK was issued by Migration Watch UK today. This ground breaking research shows that while, of course, individuals from all backgrounds can… [Read Full Article]
July 21, 2015

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on ONS Population Estimate
The UK population grew by almost half a million people between mid 2013 and mid 2014. The majority of this increase was directly down to international migration and in addition one quarter of all births… [Read Full Article]
June 25, 2015

Business snubs foreign graduates of British universities
In April 2012 the Home Secretary closed the Tier 1 Post Study Work visa - one of the most generous visas of its kind in the world – which allowed all graduates of any subject and any degree class to… [Read Full Article]
June 25, 2015

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, said: The latest figures are appalling. We need to stop and think where this mass immigration… [Read Full Article]
May 21, 2015

75% of East Europeans and 30% of EU14 workers in low skilled work
Three quarters of all East European workers who have arrived since their countries joined the EU are working in low skilled work, so says a Migration Watch UK analysis of the Labour Force Survey. The… [Read Full Article]
May 20, 2015

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on Labour Market Statistics
Commenting on today’s Labour Market Statistics, Alp Mehmet, Vice-Chairman of Migration Watch UK said: Ten years after accession we still find very large numbers of workers arriving from Eastern… [Read Full Article]
May 13, 2015

Huge impact of immigration on the demand for housing
Nearly two thirds of additional households since 1997 headed by an immigrant The impact of immigration on the demand for housing in the UK is much greater than the public realise. That is the thrust… [Read Full Article]
April 29, 2015

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on the UKIP and Liberal Democrat Manifesto Launches
Commenting on UKIP’s manifesto launch, Lord Green of Deddington, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: These proposals are dependent on the UK leaving the EU. Were that to happen following a referendum,… [Read Full Article]
April 15, 2015

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on Conservative Manifesto Launch
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April 14, 2015

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on Labour Manifesto launch
Commenting, Lord Green of Deddington, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: There is nothing particularly wrong with these suggestions but nor is there anything that will have any significant effect… [Read Full Article]
April 13, 2015

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