MigrationWatch is more interested in scaremongering than getting the facts right.
Arbitrary targets to reduce migration are unlikely to work, argues Sarah Mulley of the Institute for Public Policy Research.
Matt Cavanagh, Associate Director at the Institute for Public Policy Research, looks at whether the United Kingdom is really “full up” as the angry right claim.
MigrationWatch’s e-petition calling for a 70 million person cap on population sets a dangerous precedent, is damaging for our economy and unrealisable.
Migrationwatch has claimed that immigrant demand for social housing will cost £1billion per year – but the facts do not stack up.
The debate on immigration will only ever be a productive one if it is based on accurate evidence, writes ippr’s Sarah Mulley.
As we anticipate the next round of quarterly immigration figures from the Office of National Statistics this Thursday, a new Migration Watch UK report has been released amid a wave of media hyperbole.
The problem with politics is it’s complicated. Take the issue raised this week by Sir Andrew Green in his ConervativeHome article on immigration. In making his argument about reducing immigration, Green carelessly glossed over some staggeringly complex arguments about what the current and future shape of the UK economy should be.
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Unfortunately, and not for the first time, Migrationwatch’s report on the cost of educating ‘migrants’ is not a useful basis for discussion.