Monday, January 9, 2012

A coincidence? Youth unemployment rises 450,000 in the time it takes 600,000 migrant workers to flock to the UKs

Migrant workers from the EU are keeping young Britons out of jobs, new figures suggest.

Campaign group Migration Watch UK said statistics released today show the number of migrants working in the UK who were born in Eastern Europe rose by 600,000 since the so-called A8 countries joined the EU in May 2004 while youth unemployment rose by almost 450,000 in the same period.

Sir Andrew Green, the campaign group's chairman, said it would be 'a very remarkable coincidence if there was no link at all between them'. Read More