Thursday, Aug 24, 2017

Net migration is falling, soon negative?

Grauniad: Net migration to UK drops to lowest level for three years

Title says it all. It seems hard for our media commentators to spot developments for which the appropriate response is not "build more houses". I wonder how they will get there with this one?

Posted by nickb @ 10:25 AM (3026 views) Add Comment

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1. stillthinking said...

Its not a low level though. A smudge lower than three years ago but still historically a tsunami of people.

Saturday, August 26, 2017 05:36AM Report Comment
 

2. nickb said...

But you need to factor in that ONS says of the 100,000 included in that figure of foreign students, only about 5,000 actually stay on beyond 2 months after finishing their courses. i think there is a link to that in the article. So the real figure is less than 150,000.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 03:00PM Report Comment
 

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