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Osborne admits net migration target is impossible without EU reform

1 June 2014 16:43

George Osborne’s interview today with the Sun on Sunday does show the Conservatives are starting to see a little bit of sense about their net migration target. They’re starting to… Continue reading

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Today’s migration figures show why Cameron should drop his ‘tens of thousands’ target

22 May 2014 11:36

The inconveniently-timed net migration figures are out this morning, and they’re not good for the Prime Minister’s pledge to get immigration into the ‘tens of thousands’ by the general election.… Continue reading

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Exclusive: Leading Tory eurosceptic calls for Cameron to ditch net migration target

20 May 2014 14:57

The next set of net migration figures are, conveniently, released on the day of the European and local elections. Some wonder whether this will add grist to the mill of… Continue reading

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Falling net migration: A trap for future governments?

28 February 2013 11:57

Today’s migration statistics show a marked decline in net migration to the UK (down 34 per cent to 163,000 in the year to June 2012). Although this still leaves the… Continue reading

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