Monday, March 31, 2008

Limit immigration, warns House of Lords

By Robert Winnett, Deputy Political Editor Last Updated: 2:03am BST 01/04/2008

The number of immigrants entering Britain should be capped, an influential House of Lords committee has warned.
Its analysis concludes that record levels of immigration are bringing no economic benefit to the country.
The House of Lords report says that immigrants are not needed to fill labour market shortages
The report says that ministers should urgently review immigration policies as plans to increase the population by 190,000 a year threaten to have "major impacts" on public services and housing.

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