Population


Migrationwatch Comment On Revised Immigration Assumptions By The Ons Today

Sir Andrew Green, Chairman of Migrationwatch, points out that the new ONS assumption, released today, at last recognises that the present very high levels of immigration are likely to continue unless the government moves from rhetoric to really effective measures. He highlights that it means that our population will increase by about 8.7 million between […]

Why One Size Does Not Fit All

Eurobabble is the only word to describe yesterday’s speech on immigration by Franco Frattini. Yet again the "one size fits all" approach of the European Commission produces a result that is a nonsense for Britain Immigration, he declared, is the key answer to a declining population. There is just one problem with that. England’s population […]

Tuc Report On Immigration

The TUC have not woken up to the impact of mass immigration, despite the arrival last year of nearly three quarters of a million foreign workers. Indeed, they are failing to defend the interests of their own members by promoting the ‘benefits’ of the current mass immigration while largely ignoring the downsides, says a report […]

Amnesty For Illegals Not A ‘benefit’ But A Major Liability

Instead of “netting” £1 billion pounds annually for the Treasury an amnesty for illegal immigrants would in fact cost the taxpayer between £0.8 billion and £1.8 billion a year, says a new report out today. A recent paper from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) claimed that an amnesty for illegal immigrants could provide […]

Immigration Divides England Into Two Zones

Commentary News today that one in four children born in Britain has a foreign parent is clearest possible evidence of the effect of mass immigration on our society. Many people simply don’t understand how this could have happened without anyone being consulted and they are deeply concerned about the future. Is it a cock up […]

Latest Immigration Figures ‘not Credible’

Figures out today from the Office of National Statistics regarding the numbers of East Europeans coming to the UK are ‘simply not credible’ says think-tank Migrationwatch. They show, say the ONS, that in the period mid 2005 to mid 2006 there was a fall of 17,000 to 57,000, which amounts to only 1 in 5 […]

Counting The Cost Of Immigration

Philip Johnston’s article in the Daily Telegraph today states that ‘The Government’s plan for three million new houses; the misery caused to thousands of families whose homes were built on flood plains because of a shortage of space; Labour’s new transport "strategy", necessitated by overcrowded trains and the requirement for additional rolling stock and longer […]

30th July 2007 (Housing, Population)

Migrationwatch Comment On Green Paper On Housing

The Government’s Green Paper, published on July 23, on the supply of housing is notable for one major omission – it ignores the fact that of the three million homes the Prime Minister says are to be built by 2020, one million will be needed for new immigrants. Even that estimate assumes that immigration will […]

Commission On Integration And Cohesion – Our Shared Future

Following is comment attributable to Sir Andrew Green, Chairman, MigrationwatchUK "This Commission has completely missed the wider picture. Our society now faces only two choices – either we integrate or we disintegrate. The present government has encouraged foreign immigration of over 2 million people without thought to the social consequences.  Immigrants are now arriving at […]

13th June 2007 (Cohesion, Housing, Population)

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