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Migration has a big impact on the UK labour market, both in terms of the kinds of jobs migrants do, and the decisions taken by firms that employ migrant workers. Our work focuses on the impact of migration on the labour market, and what a post-Brexit migration policy might look like.

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Jack Leslie

Jack Leslie

Research and Policy Analyst
E: jack.leslie@resolutionfoundation.org
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Migratory patterns in Britain’s labour market

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More records tumbled in the UK labour market this summer. On jobs, we had good news on quantity and quality as the people in full-time employment reached a record high…
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MAC to the future

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This morning the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) released the final report in its year-long (plus) investigation into EU migration. The report is arguably the most comprehensive assessment of how migration…
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The most biddable of them all?

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This piece originally appeared on Times Red Box. Today’s headlines tell us once again that net migration from the EU to the UK is down significantly since the Brexit referendum,…
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Should I stay or should I go now?

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Yesterday it emerged that the Home Office incorrectly sent around 100 deportation letters to EU citizens. Although the government has apologised, it would appear from today’s immigration statistics that many…
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Publications

Work in Brexit Britain: reshaping the nation’s labour market

Almost a year after voting to leave the European Union the negotiations for the UK’s departure began on 19th June 2017. Those negotiations and the exact nature of the agreements…
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Migration and the past, present and future of the British labour market

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Today we got another major clue into what’s been happening to migration since the referendum and, how it might evolve as we negotiate our exit from the EU. Looking first…
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First signs of falling migration after the Brexit vote

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Last month, we heard that net migration had fallen below 300,000 for the first time in two years in the third quarter of 2016. In addition to this, experts are…
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What might lower migration mean for workers, employers and government policy?

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Immigration was one of the most important issues in the recent EU referendum, with some polls even putting it as people’s biggest concern. There has been much debate about whether…
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