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Toby Foster presents three stories from Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. Dominic Casciani looks at European migration in Lincolnshire, we meet a new European migrant working in Yorkshire and hear the story of an Indian student who became a World War I hero.

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Fri 6 Mar 2015 19:30

Migration today

Migration today

The migrant population of England has risen by 565,000 since 2011, with two-thirds coming from the EU, analysis by the University of Oxford estimates.

The figures suggest the foreign-born population of every local authority in the country may have risen.

The Migration Observatory unit says it came up with the projections because similar official data will not be available before the general election.

Read the story on the BBC News website

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Why migration is changing almost everything

Why migration is changing almost everything

Everything is changing. That's the message in the projections calculated by Oxford University's Migration Observatory team who have come up with a fascinating glimpse at the shape of England.

The BBC has published figures from Oxford which, although they have limitations, tell us a great deal about the story of modern migration.

And it is a tale of change and movement which challenges historic notions of how migration works.

Read the full correspondent analysis from the BBC's Dominic Casciani


Role Contributor
Presenter Toby Foster
Reporter Dominic Casciani
Series Editor Nicola Addyman


  • Fri 6 Mar 2015 19:30