Express immigration headline doesn't reflect the survey it's based on

Published: 17th Feb 2014

"Public fury ahead of TV debate as 70 per cent of Britons says we MUST ban new migrants"

So says a headline in the Express today. Actually, the survey the article is based on shows 21% think immigration into Britain should be stopped completely. The 70% figure refers to these people as well as the 49% who want immigration to be reduced. This is clarified in the article's eighth paragraph.

The figures come from a YouGov survey commissioned by Channel 5 ahead of a televised debate to be shown tonight.

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The story was also covered by the Daily MailMirror, and Daily Star.


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