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May wants to curb immigration to “tens of thousands” per annum

Border control: Prime minister Theresa May wants to reduce migration to the UK (Reuters)

By: Rithika Siddhartha

PRIME minister Theresa May said today (8) that her Conservative Party would keep its pledge to bring down net immigration to the United Kingdom down to “tens of thousands” per year if it wins an election next month. “It is important that we continue, and we will continue, to say that we do want to bring net immigration down to sustainable levels. We believe that is the tens of thousands,” May told supporters in London. Despite being a Conservative commitment since the party came to power in 2010, the target has so far been missed. Official data shows a net…

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