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The impact of Brexit on immigration will be minimal

And that’s no bad thing

By Tom Brake MP  

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With negotiations set to begin on divorce proceedings with the European Union, an array of questions, primarily economic ones, remain unanswered. However, the inaccuracy of the Leave campaign’s hallmark promise: that Brexit will enable Britain to take “Take Back Control,” is becoming clearer. There have been headlines today regarding new migration figures, which show that immigration has fallen in the wake of the Brexit vote. But experts are clear that the long-term impact of Brexit on immigration will be small. According to a new report by think…

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