Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 24/06/2010 - 08:35

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The points-based system of immigration: smoke and mirrors

According to Ed Balls, the last Government “brushed immigration under the carpet”, failing to acknowledge that it was an issue that worried Labour supporters.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 29/04/2010 - 17:35

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Gordon Brown's dubious immigration claims

In Gordon Brown’s now infamous conversation with Gillian Duffy, the widow from Rochdale whom he described as “a sort of bigoted woman” he said: “A million people have c

Rishab Mehan and Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 26/04/2010 - 09:12

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Immigration: a debate crippled by a lack of accurate data

Immigration has emerged as one of the major themes of the election, and one of the few where there are clear dividing lines between the parties.

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 31/03/2010 - 20:24

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PM misrepresented immigration figures

You might have thought after the knife crime fiasco that No 10 Downing Street would have realised the danger of “mix and match” statistics.

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 00:00

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Measuring Migration

THE bid to stregthen the UK's creaking system to measuring migration needs stronger management, says the Statistics Authority in a new report.