The Observer view on immigration and the EU referendum | Observer editorial

The Observer view on immigration and the EU referendum | Observer editorial

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The Remain campaign needs to develop a more proactive message on immigration

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2016-06-11 19:36:26

Perhaps papers like yours can comment on ONS population stats changes since 1980s for those born outside UK- may surprise

2016-06-12 04:53:24

#Labour could have done better to fight racism, but #Tories support dog whistle racism

2016-06-12 06:27:07

it's right in essence. But it's too late. Immigration debate has already been conceded. Terms are now defined by leave.

2016-06-12 06:28:29

Would now need to be addressed after a narrow Remain win,if that is the result. Corrosive & dangerous to just change subject

2016-06-12 06:32:38

A more liquid, flexible approach to scaling up public services would help.

2016-06-12 13:50:48

What does "proactive response to immigration" means and what would it entail? And response to what exactly?

2016-06-12 14:02:12

v.short version http://www.britishfuture.org/articles/public-deserves-straight-answers-on-eu-migration-in-referendum-debate/ …

2016-06-12 14:27:08

"there is no way to guarantee a significant reduction" <-- Precisely why it isn't happening. It would be promptly dismissed!

2016-06-12 14:30:43

The point is to have practical plans to manage the impacts actively, not unkeepable promises that corrode public trust.

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