Tag Archive for net migration

Net migration: ‘Phoney war’ over target hides failure to find alternative

The net migration target has been a failure but it’s a ‘phoney war’ to focus now on the level of the target. We should be debating a new immigration system.

ONS migration statistics: time to look to the future

A the ONS publishes new net migration figures, we should move on from debating the failings of the old, broken target, says Sunder Katwala, and focus on a plan for what our immigration system looks like after Brexit, when we should expect free movement to have come to an end.

Net migration statistics: time for a ‘Reset’ on immigration policy?

New net migration figures, released today, show why the Government should use the Brexit 'Reset moment' for a comprehensive review of immigration policy.

What next after Brexit? Immigration & integration in post-referendum Britain

Consulting the public should form part of a comprehensive review of immigration policy after Brexit, says a new report

ONS statistics – net migration target surely dead if UK votes ‘Remain’ in June

Responding to May's ONS migration figures, Sunder Katwala says the net migration target is surely dead if the UK votes on 23 June to remain in the EU.