#AceWorldNews – Britain:May.21: Net migration into the UK rose by 50% to 318,000 last year, new figures show.
The Office for National Statistics said this was a “statistically significant” rise of more than 109,000 compared with the previous year.
There were increases in both EU and non-EU migration, with the total figure close to 2005’s all-time high.
It comes as the Conservatives unveil new plans to seize the wages of illegal workers as proceeds of crime in an attempt to reduce the numbers.
Net migration to UK reaches 318,000Net migration into the UK increased by more than 50% to 318,000 last year, new figures show.
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