Home Office written question – answered on 17th November 2015.

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Photo of John Spellar John Spellar Labour, Warley

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the likelihood of the Government's net migration target being met.

Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire Minister of State (Home Office) (Security and Immigration)

Uncontrolled mass immigration increases pressure on public services and can drive down wages. That is why our ambition remains to cut net migration to sustainable levels. We continue to work across government to reduce net migration outside of the EU and seek reform in Europe to reduce the pull factor behind EU migration.

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