Cross Party Group


Ten Migration Watch Achievements

Migration Watch has produced a list of ten key points which it has contributed to the debate on immigration. Many were initially denied but have subsequently been proved correct. The first point is: 1   The scale of immigration Migration Watch has been consistently right in pointing to the likely future scale of immigration. In 2002 […]

House Of Commons Debate On No To 70 Million Petition

Last year Migration Watch UK, launched a petition on the government e-Petition website calling on the government to take all necessary steps to get immigration down to a level that will stabilise our population as close to the current level as possible and, certainly, well below 70 million – the figure that the UK is […]

Two Thirds Of Births In London Are To A Foreign Born Parent

Today it was revealed, in response to a parliamentary question from the Rt. Hon. Nicholas Soames MP, Co-Chairman of the Cross Party Group on Balanced Migration, that in 2010 two thirds of all births in London are to parents where one or both are foreign born. This rises to 84% in Newham and 81% in […]

‘if The Tories Are Serious About Immigration It Will Be In The Manifesto’

Commentary By Sir Andrew Green Chairman of Migration Watch UK The Times, London, 11 January, 2010 It was good to see an Archbishop give the political system a hefty kick last week. Lord Carey’s courageous intervention in support of the cross-party group called Balanced Migration certainly caught the attention of the public and gave a […]

“profile Of Migration Watch”

"Alongside the TaxPayers' Alliance, MigrationWatch is one of Britain's most effective campaigning organisations. "Its Chairman, Sir Andrew Green, has become Britain's most quoted authority on immigration questions." See the full article

Uk’s Population On Track For 70 Million

Government’s own, new survey shows 79% of people want immigration cut Commenting on the release today by the Office of National Statistics of data on migration, the Co-Chairmen of the Cross Party Group on Balanced Migration, Frank Field MP and Nicholas Soames MP, said: “The fall in net migration may well be temporary – as […]

Public Want A Massive Cut In Immigration. Nearly 80 Per Cent Concerned About The Issue.

A 7 out of 10 adults want immigration cut by over 80%. Just 1 in 20 adults support the current level. The YouGov poll, which was commissioned by Migrationwatch for the Cross Party Group on Balanced Migration, found that 79 per cent of people were “concerned” or “very concerned” about the issue of immigration. Net […]

Population Out Of Control: Why Present Policies Cannot Keep Our Population Even To 70 Million

Summary The government have assured the public that the population of the UK will not be allowed to reach 70 million and that their new Points Based System (PBS) will ensure that this is achieved. Unfortunately, this cannot possibly be so…….. Conclusion ……Last year the PBS would have only stopped 11,500 migrants out of 237,000 […]

Cross Party Group Aim For ‘balanced Migration’

The first cross party group of parliamentarians to address how immigration into the UK can be brought back under control has been formed at Westminster. Headed by two distinguished former ministers, Frank Field, Labour, and Nicholas Soames, Conservative, it is the first time in British political history that parliamentarians from the two main parties have […]

The Business Visitor Scheme Under The Points Based System

Migrationwatch called yesterday for much tougher rules on business visitors. The new rules are far too lax and, in particular, permit unlimited secondment of foreign employees to Britain Commenting, the Chairman, Sir Andrew Green, said “The Government scrabbled to produce these rules only days before the system goes live. Far from being “tough” the rules […]

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