Council Election – May 2nd, 2019

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Immigration and Borders – An important Issue

Here in the south west under 8% of the population was born abroad, that’s the 8th out of the ten regions. The information leaflet ‘ Truth, Lies and Migrants’ from the TUC provides lots of useful data regarding the make up of the south west population and the movement of people in and out of the region.

Here’s a link to the TUC leaflet that provides some real data to give you a picture of this issue in the south west.

 

Immigration is an important issues and one that needs to be taken seriously. The prosperous and successful future of our country depends on ensuring we attract and maintain the right balance of working age people to support our children and older people.

Controlling our borders effectively and staffing our immigration offices adequately to ensure applications are processed correctly and promptly is of course key to delivering the right balance of working age people to support this country.

Policy decisions should be made based on economic facts, forecasts and statistics, both locally and nationally.

Here’s a link to the TUC leaflet that provides some real data to give you a picture of this issue in the south west.

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