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Despite the Tories’ tough rhetoric on immigration, it is clear that they do not have a grip on the increasing demand for British visas.
Support for the Syrian Resettlement Programme is one small act that the government could take to show that compassion is a core British value.
David Cameron’s immigration speech was more nuanced than it was briefed out beforehand. Rather than being yet another draconian crackdown, there were some welcome announcements. On that note, here are three good things and three bad things about the speech.
Until there is concerted action to revive the failing economies of southern and eastern Europe, there is little hope that the government’s net migration target will be met.
Like a vote for Ukip, to fly the St George’s Cross is as much to declare one’s antipathy to the liberal, metropolitan well-to-do middle-classes as it is a protest against the EU.
What’s important to Migration Watch and the Express is not a baby boom as such, but a ‘foreign baby boom’.
For the residents of Rochester, addressing their concerns about living standards, schools and healthcare would go a long way to dampening their worries about immigration.