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Title: Does Britain Need More Immigrants? A Debate
Author: Nigel Harris & David Coleman
Published: June 2003
Pages: 57-102
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In this debate, Nigel Harris and David Coleman discuss the pros and cons of migration. Taking the case of Britain, they address issues such as the desirability or otherwise of migration controls, gains and losses from migration, the ‘optimum’ size and composition of the country’s workforce, and the demographic, social and political consequences of migration.

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