Half a Million more people came to live in Britain in the last year, brought here by an immigration policy designed to drown the British.
504,000 more people came to live in Britain than chose to leave. Another half a million in just twelve months. The ONS figures show that net migration has more than doubled in the space of one year. As well as the ONS release on estimated net migration, the Home Office issued new visa figures for the year to September 2022 which showed that there were nearly 1.4 million residence visa grants (another all-time record) in the past year.
Only 56,600 of residence visas granted were to EU nationals. The primary reason for the huge recent increase is a rise in grants to non-EU nationals following introduction of the post-Brexit system in early 2021, including a loosening of the work and study visa systems and a removal of key controls.
The stats behind these figures are truly staggering.
Net migration of 504,000 in just twelve months.
Plus 60,000 illegal migrants crossing the channel this year alone.
Four-fifths of population growth in the UK is the direct and indirect result of immigration.
Immigration now adds more than a million people to the UK (about equivalent to the population of Birmingham) every 2 years.
At current levels of immigration the UK population is projected to rise by a further 7.5 million over the next twenty years.
80% of this increase, some six million additional people, will be due to immigration – equivalent to doubling the populations of Greater Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Leicester and Sheffield.
Mass immigration is the driving force behind the housing crisis. At current levels, Britain will need to build 135,000 new homes a year just to house new migrants and their families. This is one new home every four minutes.
Number of overseas-born in the population of England and Wales has more than doubled to ten million since 2001.
Alp Mehmet, Chairman of Migration Watch UK said about the crisis:
"Net migration of 504,000 is a truly breathtaking figure. It is also unprecedented and Migration Watch UK takes no comfort from it being just as we predicted. The hideously loose post-Brexit immigration system, the ease with which people can make their way to the UK and stay, and the appalling failure to remove those with no right to be here, have all contributed to this astonishing net migration figure."
"Will the Conservative and Labour leaders now accept that the level of immigration is damagingly high? And will the government tell us how they intend to bring it down?"