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MP warns UK Labour Party of 'downward spiral' on immigration policy

10:52 24/04/2013
Diane Abbott, the UK's first black woman MP and now a Labour shadow minister, has warned the leadership of her party not to try to compete with other UK parties by promising to be 'tough' on...

Former UK immigration boss says system has been out of control since 2000

19:10 17/04/2013
The former head of the UK Border Force (UKBF) Tony Smith says that Britain lost control of its immigration system between 2000 and 2003 under the Labour government of Tony Blair. He said 'There was a...

UK MP warns against immigration 'arms race'

19:12 09/04/2013
A senior UK MP has warned the leaders of the main UK political parties against getting involved in an 'arms race' in immigration policy. Keith Vaz MP, the chairman of the influential Home Affairs...

London mayor says hard-working immigrants out-compete Britons

18:44 09/04/2013
London Mayor Boris Johnson has said that it is 'no wonder' that young Britons are being outcompeted for jobs by immigrants who come to the UK from eastern Europe. Mr Johnson says that eastern...

Main UK immigration body to be abolished because it is 'not good enough'

13:45 28/03/2013
The UK's Home Secretary, Theresa May MP, has told the House of Commons that the UK's main immigration authority, the UK Border Agency (UKBA), is to be split because it is 'not good enough'. She says...

Cameron announces tough reforms to UK immigration

12:37 27/03/2013
David Cameron, the UK's Prime Minister, has made a speech on immigration in which he said that he intended to 'roll out the red carpet' for 'the right migrants' but at the same time also make...

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