Population


Turkey’s Population And Immigration To The European Union

  As part of the EU’s efforts to tackle the migrant crisis they have turned to Turkey. This has resulted in a joint EU-Turkey action plan[i] on migration along with wider incentives to “re-energise” Turkey’s application for the EU and an offer of visa-free travel for Turkish citizens to the Schengen zone from October 2016. […]

11th December 2015 (Asylum, European Union, Population)

Astonishing Impact Of Immigration On Demand For Housing, Says Lord Green

Current levels of immigration, if they are allowed to continue, mean that we will need to build enough homes to accommodate 350 additional households a day. The Department for Communities and Local Government has today released their variant household projections for England at different assumed levels of net migration. Under their ‘high’ net migration scenario […]

4th December 2015 (Housing, Population)

Migration Watch Comment On Civitas Pamphlet On Immigration

This authoritative report from Professor Rowthorn, Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Cambridge, concludes that there is no economic argument, or indeed any other argument for mass immigration on the present scale, currently a third of a million per year. Commenting, Lord Green of Deddington, Chairman of Migration Watch UK said:  “This landmark […]

The Populations Of The United Kingdom And Germany

The populations forecast for the UK and Germany are entirely different. All population projections have a considerable degree of uncertainty, especially in current circumstances. However, until recent events, the German population that was expected to fall whereas that of the UK seems likely to continue to rise at the most rapid rate for nearly a […]

Migration Watch Uk Press Comment On Ons Net Migration Statistics

Responding to today’s net migration figures, Lord Green of Deddington, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: The latest figures are appalling. We need to stop and think where this mass immigration is leading. It points to a probable increase of three million in the UK population over the next five years in the face of […]

Full Fact On East European Migration Falls Well Short Of The Mark

This week Full Fact – a fact-checking organisation now regularly heard on the BBC – attempted to check the following claim put to Ed Miliband by Jeremy Paxman during the leaders’ interviews of 26th March 2015: “You were predicting figures of between 5,000 and 13,000 immigrants a year from the expansion of the EU in […]

Swiss Referenda On Immigration

Summary 1.  Some press reporting has implied that the recent Swiss referendum has reversed an earlier decision to impose restrictions on immigration.  This is not so. The referenda 2.  In February 2014 the Swiss people voted on a proposition “Against Mass Immigration” which was in favour of their country:  Independently managing immigration to Switzerland Limiting […]

9th December 2014 (European Union, Policy, Population)

The Impact Of Immigration On Population Growth

New calculations by Migration Watch UK in a paper published today show that net migration has accounted for about 84% of the UK’s population increase over the past decade.     The official publications of the Office for National Statistics (ONS) state that, on average, 57 per cent of UK population increase since 2001 has been […]

Migration Watch Uk Press Comment On The August 2014 Immigration Statistics

Today’s numbers are deeply disappointing with an across the board increase in immigration, a fall in British emigration, and no increase in departures. Net migration at this level is simply not sustainable. It will put huge further strain on our infrastructure, housing and school places. If current levels were allowed to continue, the population would […]

Migration Watch Uk Press Comment On Romanian And Bulgarian Labour Migration

Commenting on the figures released in today’s Labour Force Survey, Sir Andrew Green, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: "A 13,000 increase in the number of Romanian and Bulgarian workers compared to the same quarter last year is significant, especially as transitional controls were still in place for the first half of the year. Once dependants are factored in it […]

13th August 2014 (Employment, European Union, Population)

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