Commenting on the Labour Party Broadcast, Sir Andrew Green, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said:
"Ed Miliband's proposals could be useful in curbing unscrupulous employers but they deal mainly with EU migration. In fact, only a quarter of the nearly 3 million immigrants in Labour's last ten years came from the EU. He is wrong to imply that immigration on this scale is good for Britain. It is high time Labour indicated whether they agree that a limit on immigration is now essential.
Note to Editors:ONS Long-Term International Migration data, 2001-2010 non-British net migration was 2.79 million of which non-EU net migration accounted for 2.15 million and EU net migration accounted for 640,000
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