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UK migration figures a best guess, say MPs

MPs have criticised the way official migration figures are being gathered, saying they're little better than a "best guess.''

The Commons Public Administration Committee says the statistics are "not fit for purpose" and do not accurately assess how many non-UK residents are entering and leaving the country.

The MPs recommended finding new ways to gather migration information.

Ross Hawkins reports.

  • 28 Jul 2013
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