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Nearly half of foreign workers come from new EU states
EU expansion bumps up foreign worker figures

The number of foreign workers coming to the UK has almost doubled over the last five years, due primarily to EU expansion, new National Insurance figures reveal. The figures do not indicate the number of foreign workers in the UK because they do not account for those leaving, but they give some indication of the… Read more »

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Cooper unveils housing green paper
Housing green paper combats ‘social injustice’

Housing minister Yvette Cooper today promised to deliver housing for the many and not just the few. Unveiling the government’s housing green paper, Ms Cooper said “without further action housing will become one of the greatest sources of social inequality in the next 20 years”. The government plans a three-pronged strategy for combating the housing… Read more »

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