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Immigration: David Cameron makes a bid for EU support

The Prime Minister made a good case for what would be a significant reform

By David Goodhart  

Prime Minister David Cameron delivers his speech on immigration to factory workers

David Cameron is skilled at delivering set piece speeches. With the country getting worked up over immigration in the past few weeks—partly of his own prompting—he finally laid out his plan for reforming EU free movement in a calm and rational manner. A good days work.

His most controversial “demand” was that EU citizens should not be allowed to turn…

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