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Immigration: Labour got things “wrong”

Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper says “lessons should be learnt” on EU immigration. Speaking to Susannah Reid on the Andrew Marr Show, Yvette Cooper said that Labour made a mistake by not introducing transitional controls or bringing in the points system earlier. She added that the government should work at...
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Labour Backs Crackdown On Migrant Benefits

Labour has called for a crackdown on some benefit payments to migrants as it backed the Government’s immigration cap. Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper acknowledged public concerns about migrants from Romania and Bulgaria when restrictions are lifted in December. In a major speech on immigration, she insisted action could still...
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Labour’s immigration vision launched at the APPG on Migration’s fringe meeting in Manchester

By Awale Olad The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Migration teamed up with The Work Foundation, Universities UK, and Barrow Cadbury at the Labour Party conference this week that marked the launch of Labour’s immigration vision before Ed Miliband’s keynote speech the following day. The meeting on Monday evening brought...
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