Former Prime Minister Liz Truss has condemned the latest migration figures saying they are “too high” as net migration levels reach record levels. At 606,000 net, the UK has welcomed almost double the number migrants since before the UK voted to leave the EU in 2016. Report by Ajagbef. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick says net migration is “far too high” after newly published figures for 2022 showed around 606,000 more people are estimated to have moved to the UK than have left. The Office for National Statistics said factors contributing to relatively high levels of immigration over the past 18 months include people coming to the UK from non-EU countries for work, study, and for humanitarian purposes, including those arriving from Ukraine and Hong Kong. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The European Commission has called for an independent investigation into allegations authorities carried out an illegal migrant pushback in April and warned it could take "formal steps" against the country.
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