By Tim Finch - 06 March 03:50
The parties can't promise to reduce the number of newcomers. But they can do more to improve migrant integration and to reassure the public.
By George Eaton - 06 March 08:53
The Business Secretary tries to appeal to fiscal conservatives by highlighting that reduced EU migration will lead to "a much slower reduction in the public debt".
By Nicholas Hillman - 08 January 04:52
It's a sweet irony that Margaret Thatcher is the heroine both of some of those who wish to come here and many of those who oppose their doing so.
By George Eaton - 26 December 12:24
The Tories are hailing the UK's projected growth while promoting policies that would strangle it.
By George Eaton - 23 December 09:03
The right have twisted the Business Secretary's words far beyond their original meaning in an attempt to force his departure from government.
By George Eaton - 18 December 08:53
By banning migrants from claiming benefits for three months, the PM simply reinforces the myth that immigration is an ill.
By Rafael Behr - 17 December 12:08
The PM's Ukip-style positioning on immigration is viewed as weakness or blackmail by the rest of the EU.
By Matthew Goodwin - 27 November 11:35
The more we stoke public anger and distrust on immigration, the more we threaten the stability of our political system in general.
By George Eaton - 27 November 10:19
It was left to EU Employment Commissioner Laszlo Andor to point out that "the British public has not been told all the truth".
By George Eaton - 08 November 10:08
Rather than pandering to the UKIP leader, Soubry declared on Question Time: "You do not talk facts, you talk prejudice."