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Migration Watch UK Press Comment on the Conservatives’ six key general election issues
Commenting on the news that the Conservatives will not be including immigration as one of their top six election issues Lord Green of Deddington said: ‘Immigration has now come top equal with the… [Read Full Article]
January 13, 2015

Response to UCL paper on the fiscal effects of immigration to the UK - Press Release
Net tax contribution by Eastern European migrants probably negative Cost of all migrants in the UK has been £20 - £25 million per day between 1995 and 2011. The contribution of migrants from Eastern… [Read Full Article]
December 30, 2014

Comment on Chief Inspector for Borders and Immigration's report on British Nationality Applications
Migration Watch UK comment on the Chief Inspector for Borders and Immigration's report on British Nationality Applications. Commenting on the report, Alp Mehmet, Vice-Chairman of Migration Watch UK… [Read Full Article]
December 11, 2014

Would the Australian Points Based System be right for Britain?
An assessment released today by Migration Watch UK concludes that it would be totally unsuitable for the UK. The Australian immigration system is highly regarded because the Australians have achieved… [Read Full Article]
December 11, 2014

Prime Minister's Speech on EU Migration
Commenting on the Prime Minister's speech this morning, Lord Green of Deddington, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: "We welcome the Prime Minister’s speech in which he reaffirmed his commitment… [Read Full Article]
November 28, 2014

The impact of immigration on population growth
Contribution of immigration to UK population growth seriously underestimated Over 80% of recent UK population increase due to immigration In the longer term all population growth is likely to be… [Read Full Article]
November 26, 2014

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on CReAM’s revised report 'The Fiscal Effects of Immigration to the UK'
1. CReAM have now published a revised version of their paper first put out in November 2013 on the Fiscal effects of immigration to the UK. The original CReAM paper was given extensive media coverage and… [Read Full Article]
November 5, 2014

Peerage Conferred on Migration Watch UK Chairman Sir Andrew Green
We were delighted at Migration Watch UK to learn of our Chairman Sir Andrew Green's elevation to the Lords. It is a non-party appointment and he intends to sit on the cross-benches. After a long and… [Read Full Article]
October 21, 2014

Immigration is Driving Londoners Out of Their Capital
Over the next 15 years more than half a million new homes will have to be built in London as the capital’s immigrant population is expected to soar by over a million.  Even this massive building project… [Read Full Article]
October 15, 2014

Migration Watch UK Press Comment on the latest Immigration Statistics, August 2014
Today’s numbers are deeply disappointing with an across the board increase in immigration, a fall in British emigration, and no increase in departures. Net migration at this level is simply not… [Read Full Article]
August 28, 2014

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