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Call to double medical school places

10 January 2021

The Royal College of Physicians has set out plans to double the number of medical school places, planning for Britain’s needs for the next ten years and beyond. 

Migration rises again

6 September 2020

The Office of National Statistics has just published the figure for net migration into the UK for the year up to March 2020. It is now back to the highest number seen in 2015, the year before the EU referendum.

Borders: still out of control

24 May 2020

To go by the latest official figures on non-EU immigration, the government’s pledge take control of our borders is already worthless.

More jobs to be filled from abroad

30 May 2019

The government appears to be ploughing on with plans to denude countries that need their highly skilled workers more than we do rather than train our own here.

People smuggling and profit

6 January 2019

People smuggling across the Channel is increasing. Tiny dinghies crossing busy shipping put lives at risk. It’s lucrative – crime bosses saying that it is more profitable than smuggling drugs.

Migration statistics in turmoil

31 March 2016

One set of official statistics suggests that around 1.6 million EU citizens came to Britain between 2006 and 2014 – but another set suggests the figure could be a million higher.

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