2011


Immigration Petition Reaches 100,000 Signatures In Just One Week

The e-petition to the Government calling for the population of the UK to be stabilised at below 70 million has achieved 100,000 signatures in just seven days – one of the fastest to achieve this goal since the initiative was launched. The petition reached 100,000 at 19.30. The petition, launched by think tank Migration Watch […]

7th November 2011 (Population)

Migration Watch Uk No 10 E-petition

We are very close to achieving 100,000 signatures within a week. As we write we are at 98,057. If you have not already signed up, why not do so now? You might be the one hundred thousandth……. Migration Watch UK E-Petition

Migration Watch Uk Comment On Yougov Poll

A new YouGov poll out today has found that 79% of adults in England consider England to be crowded; with 37% saying it is ‘very crowded.’  Only 3% believe that it is not crowded, whilst 15% think that England is about right. The figures were higher for London (85%) and the rest of the South […]

Is Britain Full Up?

BBC TV Sunday Morning Live debate tomorrow ‘Is Britain full up?’ #bbcsml. Migration Watch Vice Chairman, Alp Mehmet, is contributing. At 5.40 pm this evening Migration Watch E-Petition on The No 10 web site had received 86,031 signatures. If you have not yet signed the e-petition it can be found at: http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/19658

5th November 2011 (Population)

Migration Watch Uk Comment On Migration Advisory Committee Reports Issued This Morning

In relation to the MAC’s Review of the transitional restrictions on access of Bulgarian and Romanian nationals to the UK labour market, Sir Andrew Green said: “The MAC have got this absolutely right. It would be intolerable to have another inflow of East Europeans when unemployment is running at 2.5 million.” Commenting on the MAC […]

250,000 More Homes Needed For Immigrants

The higher population projections published by the ONS last week have implications for the number of new homes required to house future immigrants to Britain. The government’s projections of future households are calculated largely on the basis of the population projections. The most recent set were published in November 2010 (based on the 2008 based […]

3rd November 2011 (Housing, Population)

Petition Demand For Public’s Voice To Be Heard On Immigration

Migration Watch UK have today launched an e-petition calling on the government to stabilise the population of the UK and, certainly, to keep it well below 70 million.The new official population projections issued last week show our population hitting 70 million in 16 years. This is on the assumption that net immigration will continue at […]

Office Of National Statistics Population Projections

  The ONS this morning released their 2010 based Population projections which show that the UK population is set to hit 70 million in mid 2027. Commenting, Sir Andrew Green, Chairman of Migration Watch UK said: "These figures;confirm;that the UK's dramatic rise in population will continue unabated. The population is now set to hit 70 […]

26th October 2011 (Migration Trends, Population)

The Prime Minister’s Speech On Immigration

Comment by Alp Mehmet, Vice Chairman, Migration Watch UK 10 October, 2011 This is the Prime Minister's second speech on immigration in six months showing he clearly means business. We wholeheartedly support this. It is refreshing that he recognises that the Points Based System is a 'box ticking exercise'.

Miliband Still In Denial On Labour’s Immigration Failure – They Didn’t “see It”, They Caused It

Net foreign immigration under Labour was over three million yet their leader’s only reference to immigration in his Conference speech was a single sentence: “And we have seen immigration policy which didn’t work for the people whose jobs, living standards and communities were affected”. “They didn’t see it. They caused it”, said Sir Andrew Green, […]

27th September 2011 (Employment, European Union, Population)

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