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Senior cabinet minister says UK will miss 100,000 immigration target

12:02 10/01/2014
Vince Cable, the UK's Business Secretary, has told the BBC that the immigration target set by UK Prime Minister David Cameron is 'arbitrary' and 'impractical'. He added that the government 'almost...

UK PM admits Government unlikely to meet immigration reduction target

12:12 17/12/2013
The UK's Prime Minister, David Cameron, has told journalists that it is likely that his government will not meet its target of reducing net immigration to the UK to 'tens of thousands' (taken to mean...

Study criticises UK's 'tens of thousands' immigration target

10:52 11/11/2013
Academics at University College London have published a report criticising the UK's Coalition government for its policy of reducing net immigration to 'tens of thousands' a year by 2015. The report,...

London mayor is 'only UK politician who is openly pro-immigration'

19:49 04/11/2013
Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, has told an audience at City Hall, the home of London's government, that he is 'probably about the only politician I know of who is actually willing to stand up...

UK Labour leader promises to limit immigration from outside EU

9:50 03/10/2013
Ed Miliband, the leader of the UK's opposition Labour Party has promised to cut immigration to the UK in the event that he becomes Prime Minister at the next election in 2015. He has also promised to...

New Zealand PM argues for retention of UK visa work rights

14:38 23/09/2013
The Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, is on an official visit to the UK and has held talks with senior UK politicians about the UK's visa regime for New Zealanders. In recent years, it has...

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