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Government sees sense over immigration cap

Commenting on Government’s decision not to lower the immigration cap,
Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said:

“I’m glad Government has seen sense and made no further changes to the cap level. But it must now commit to gathering better data so future immigration policy can be based on sound evidence.”

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Notes for Editors:

London First was the first business organisation to campaign against the Government’s immigration cap.

London First is a business membership organisation with a mission to make London the best city in the world in which to do business. London First undertakes this by mobilising the experience, expertise and enthusiasm of the private sector to develop practical solutions to the challenges facing London. London First also seeks to persuade central and London government to make the investments that London needs in its infrastructure.

London First delivers its activities with the support of the capital’s major businesses in key sectors such as finance, professional services, property, ICT, creative industries, hospitality and retail. Membership also includes further education colleges and London’s universities.

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