Three million of them are unlikely to pitch up here, but government must plan for all eventualities – and support for its plan wouldn’t survive a mass influx.
Posts Tagged: Migration Observatory
Even though public concern about immigration seems to have eased off recently, there is reason for caution.
Javid is right to bury the “tens of thousands” target – but he needs to set out a clear pathway to lower migration.
It is unlikely that the mass of such voters in those crucial northern and midlands marginals would welcome a permissive approach.
There are few clear answers to that question, despite all the firm rhetoric flying around. What we need is more nuance and better information.