Britain’s government says it is not surprised by the rise in immigration following the Brexit vote and that its approach to tackling the problem has not changed.
But the Conservatives said Britain has a responsibility to make sure its immigration laws do not encourage immigration and it is seeking to bring in more skilled migrants as part of a comprehensive immigration strategy to address the country’s rising population.
“We are not going to change our immigration laws,” Home Secretary Amber Rudd told BBC News.
Prime Minister Theresa May said last week she would not introduce new laws in the next parliament until the government has worked out how to make Britain a more welcoming place for immigrants.”
But we are going to work with our partners to try to bring the best in the immigration system and our work on the immigration front is really not going away.”
Prime Minister Theresa May said last week she would not introduce new laws in the next parliament until the government has worked out how to make Britain a more welcoming place for immigrants.
A British exit from the European Union, which would give the UK full access to the bloc, has already led to an increase in immigration, with more than 1 million people arriving in the last 12 months, according to official figures.
But Rudd said the country is facing a challenge that is unlike any other in Europe.
“Our immigration system is working,” Rudd said.
She added that immigration levels had risen because the country was being hit by “extreme weather events.”””
They’re not just coming here to come to Britain and live here and make our lives easier, they’re coming to live in Britain and contribute to our economy.”
She added that immigration levels had risen because the country was being hit by “extreme weather events.”
“It’s not just our housing crisis.
It’s not only our housing.
It is the climate,” she said.
Rudd said the government would not be able to stop the influx until it had a comprehensive plan to deal with the growing number of people from other countries.
“The problem is, it’s not an easy problem to solve.
It takes a lot of time to get to the right solution,” she added.