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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...

UK economists debate effects of immigration

15:53 12/09/2013
A spat about immigration has broken out between two of Britain's leading economic commentators. They are Jeremy Warner, who writes for the right-wing Daily Telegraph and Jonathan Portes, the director...

UK seems likely to miss immigration target

18:21 02/09/2013
The UK's Office for National Statistics has released figures which show that the latest net migration figure has risen by 23,000. In the year to December 2012, the UK net immigration figure stood at...

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