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EU migrants push up England population

A major analysis by Oxford University suggests that immigration has pushed up the population of England by 565,000 in the last three years.

The figures suggest the migrant population of every local authority in the country may have risen - and European workers are playing a key part.

The university has carried out the research to update the census information on migrants before the general election.

Dominic Casciani reports.

Inside Out is broadcast on Friday 6 March at 19:30 GMT on BBC One England and nationwide thereafter for 30 days on the iPlayer.

  • 06 Mar 2015
  • From the section UK
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