Is it reasonable to be concerned about immigration?

Nick Carter-Lando’s post on Facebook is a strong contribution to the ongoing EU Referendum debate, and makes a persuasive argument for Remain.

However, if we look at current context and the longer-term future, there are some reasonable counter-arguments to his primary assertion on EU immigration that “even under extreme assumptions the impact on our overall population just isn’t very large”

From 2001 to 2014, the UK population increased by 5.5M (or 9%) from 59.1M to 64.6M, at a faster rate than any time in the previous 90 years, with migration estimated to account for 85% of this increase (ref 1). Continue reading “Is it reasonable to be concerned about immigration?”

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