Estimated 863,000 illegal migrants living in the UK

Estimated 863,000 illegal migrants living in the UK

16 January, 2013

, , , and are the countries named by the Home Office as the hub of illegal migration, according to a report in the Daily Mail.
It claims that a latest Home Office study reveals a “robust estimate” of 863,000 illegal migrants living in the UK, 70 per cent of whom are believed to be based in London.

Their origins have been deduced based on the nationalities of people detected by the authorities.

Britain’s Immigration Minister Mark Harper blamed the problem on “uncontrolled immigration” over the years under the Labour government and stressed the Tory-led coalition was determined to get “tough on illegal immigration”. Full article

 

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