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Why a Points Based System won't halt immigration

Migration Watch

"The Points Based System - Why it will not stop our population hitting 70million"

Author: Migration Watch

Publication date: 11 November 2009

The report states that the UK Points Based System places no limit on the number of immigrants allowed to settle in the UK unlike the Australian Points Based System. According to the author the Points Based System will have cut immigration by 8% in 2008. In order to prevent the UK's population from reaching 70million by 2029 a reduction in immigration by 66% would be required.


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