MWUK: Impact of immigration on the public finances
18 May 2016 02:58 PM
In 2014/15, the cost to the UK Exchequer of immigration was £17bn. The cost of European immigration was over £1bn.
Migration Watch has issued a working paper on the impact of immigration on UK public finances. Their finding is that, in 2014/15, those in the UK from other European Economic Area (EEA) countries , whatever their date of arrival, cost the Exchequer £1.2 billion or over £3m a day.
The Fiscal Effects of Immigration to the UK 2014/15