Immigration benefits lost due to cuts

By Martin Ford | 28 August 2018

Government cuts to councils have meant the economic benefits of migration are being lost, new research has found.

The report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) think-tank found that, despite ‘significant’ rises in visa and citizenship application fees, cuts are being made to integration projects such as teaching English, funding for which has fallen by approximately two-thirds since 2010.

Want full article access?

Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.


Already a subscriber? Login

IPPR Cohesion Integration

Coronavirus Update


In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of you may not be able to receive your copy of TheMJ magazine. If you’d like to change your delivery address, please contact our subscriptions department at
Read The MJ for free

Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter

theMJ products