UK needs more immigrants to 'avoid Brexit catastrophe'

Ageing population, labour shortages and low productivity mean UK needs net inward migration of 200,000 a year, says thinktankThe British economy needs a net inward migration flow of 200,000 people a year, double the Conservative target, if it is to avoid the “catastrophic economic consequences” linked to Brexit, a study by an employer-backed thinktank has said.The Global Britain report says the UK’s low productivity, ageing population and shortage of labour in key areas, such as the NHS, show that net migration of 200,000 will be needed annually. Continue reading...

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