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UK net migration rises to 260,000 in the year to June

Net migration to the UK rose to 260,000 in the year to June - an increase of 78,000 on the previous year.

Prime Minister David Cameron had said he hoped to get net migration below 100,000 before the election in 2015.

But according to the data, 583,000 people immigrated to the UK in the last year - an increase of 45,000 from the EU and 30,000 from outside.

Political editor Nick Robinson reports.

  • 27 Nov 2014
  • From the section UK
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