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The evidence is clear: ending free movement won’t raise British wages

Pretending that the labour market is as simple as "supply and demand" panders to emotional far-right narratives

By Alison McGovern  

As Britain's economic growth has slowed, France and Germany are on the up. Photo: PA

When does feeling matter in politics? It depends whose side it’s on.

My colleague Stephen Kinnock MP recently wrote a twitter thread on immigration and the labour market which concluded with this remark: “For too long c-left has brushed this debate under carpet & accused anyone making the case for reform of being anti-immigrant, or worse.…

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