As the UK approaches the general election next month, immigration will be a key issue for many. So it is timely for the leading UK think-tank, the Adam Smith Institute to take a hard look at the underlying economic evidence on immigration. It’s a recommended read. Check it out!
Whilst the economic evidence is probably clear, the social and cultural factors are more problematic. This is especially true for densely populated countries like the UK.
Of course, of all the UK political parties, it’s probably UKIP that has the strongest views on immigration. It remains to be seen how highly voters will consider immigration.