Get the facts: EU immigration

28 October 2013

Over here and under arrest: are Romanians responsible for 90% of ATM crime?

With Romanians and Bulgarians due to gain full working rights in the UK in a little over two months, several papers have suggested crime will accompany a "wave" of immigration. …

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Over here and under arrest: are Romanians responsible for 90% of ATM crime?
22 October 2013

Who's claiming more in benefits? Britons in Spain, or EU nationals here?

Last week it was reported that there are more Britons claiming benefits in Spain than there are EU nationals claiming benefits in the UK. The government has said there are …

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Who's claiming more in benefits? Britons in Spain, or EU nationals here?
14 October 2013

Are there 600,000 unemployed EU migrants in the UK?

A leaked European Commission report was at the centre of a media storm this weekend, with the Sunday Telegraph claiming that it revealed the "true scale of European immigration". Now …

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Are there 600,000 unemployed EU migrants in the UK?
6 September 2013

Has there been a sharp rise in Eastern Europeans claiming benefits?

David Cameron says that a future Conservative government would seek to restrict the benefits available to EU migrants. Meanwhile the Daily Telegraph suggested that Eastern Europeans have become an increasingly …

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Has there been a sharp rise in Eastern Europeans claiming benefits?
30 August 2013

Net migration on the rise - are "euro refugees" the cause?

Official figures show that the downward trend in 'net migration' is stalling. But are new arrivals from the Eurozone the main reason for the turnaround?

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Net migration on the rise - are "euro refugees" the cause?
31 May 2013

EU migrants and benefits: what's the price of "caving in"?

The Government and the EU Commission are at loggerheads over benefit entitlements of migrants. Iain Duncan Smith has said that "caving in" to their demands would cost the taxpayer £155 …

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EU migrants and benefits: what's the price of "caving in"?
19 February 2013

The land of milk and honey: will Bulgarians and Romanians be nine times richer in the UK?

After releasing estimates of how many migrants from Romania and Bulgaria would reach our shores, Migration Watch has looked into the economic incentives behind their potential move.

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The land of milk and honey: will Bulgarians and Romanians be nine times richer in the UK?
7 February 2013

Is Britain Europe's 'migrant magnet'?

Britain has been dubbed a "migrant magnet" by today's papers as 'new figures' compared migration rates in the EU. Do we really deserve this moniker?

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Is Britain Europe's 'migrant magnet'?
10 August 2012

Are half of EU students failing to repay their loans?

Two papers claimed this morning that a significant number of EU students were benefiting from a "free education" at UK universities as they failed to repay student loans. Our analysis …

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Are half of EU students failing to repay their loans?

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