Reaction to the Lords report on immigration

In addition to the IAC report, this week saw the release of a Lords report suggesting that immigration is negligible economic benefit to the UK, with a main recommendation being an annual cap on the number of migrant workers entering the UK. Irrespective of the content of the report, it has generated a number of responses from mainstream columnists; the below links represents four strands of argument in this debate:

Philippe Legrain, Guardian – the report is inaccurate and a cap should not be introduced
Deborah Orr, Independent – the report may be correct but is a cap the best option
Daniel Finkelstein, Times – the report is incorrect but a cap should be introduced for other reasons
Philip Johnston, Telegraph – the report is correct and a cap should be introduced


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