Tag Archives: Immigration

Unless you want to pay more for food and social care, EU migrants are here to stay

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Instead of making symbolic promises to stem benefit tourism, progressives should consider how to build good community relations in areas that are receiving EU migrants.

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Sensationalist Telegraph article on immigration complete rubbish… says Telegraph

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A quarter of eastern Europeans pay just £1 a week net in income tax despite being in work, claimed the Telegraph. The paper has now admittted that that claim was wrong.

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There are left-wing answers to the questions posed by UKIP

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Progressives shouldn’t be running scared of UKIP. There are left-wing answers to the questions posed by the party, writes James Bloodworth.

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The Yvette Cooper speech showed Labour is not going to compete with the Tories to show who is toughest on immigration

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Migration stories continue with Yvette Cooper providing more detail on Labour’s policy and a statistical correction from the Office for National Statistics, reports Jill Rutter.

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A tale of two immigration announcements

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It is a significant day for migration policy, with a government announcement on access to benefits for EU nationals and an important legal judgement on asylum support.

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Economic arguments will not persuade a sceptical public about the merits of immigration

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Most of the UK-born do not see immigration in terms of its economic benefits, writes Jill Rutter.

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Fiscal arguments ‘of the head’ are not always the best way of defending immigration

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Gabriella Jozwiak reports from the Migrant’s Rights Network event last night on young people’s attitude to immigration.

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Age appears a bigger factor in immigration debate than class

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Before we talk about social grade or class and the immigration debate, we must talk about age.

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Migration Watch’s new Eurosceptic policy: a victory for Blue Labour

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Migration Watch have come round to the Eurosceptic Blue Labour position they rejected three years ago.

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Amid radical right gains, who will make the non-economic argument for immigration?

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Economics are important, but it won’t do to reach exclusively for economic solutions to the radical right threat.

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