Fraser Nelson, writing in the Coffee House, discloses that, following a FOI request, from Q1 1998 to Q1 2009 immigrants have accounted for 106% of new jobs - in other words there are more new workers than new jobs.
He makes the telling point that what created the BNP's success at the European elections is the failure of the mainstream parties to discuss the issue and that unless this issue is discussed the BNP’s success story may well have a good bit left to run.
And what can politicians do about immigration from Europe..........
Update: Fraser Nelson has a further post on this topic which includes the figures obtained from his FOI request.
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