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Crime

Govt Stats: UK Knife Crime Highest on Record

There has been a 22 per cent surge in knife crime and an 11 per cent increase in gun crime, with offences “disproportionately concentrated in London” and other cities, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has said.

workers

ONS: Workers Born Abroad In United Kingdom Hits 5.64 Million

New labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows the number of people working in Britain who were born abroad now stands at 5.64 million – greater than the entire population of Scotland.

Members of the border force stand guard as unaccompanied migrant minors living near the demolished 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais, wait to leave for reception centres around France on November 2, 2016 in Calais, northern France. The dismantlement of the camp that once housed up to 10,000 migrants, most of …

UK Immigration At All Time High

Immigration to the UK hit 650,000 before the Brexit vote, its highest ever estimated annual level, jumping by 11,000.

Crime

Violent Crime Up 24 Per Cent in a Year

Violent crime in England and Wales has shot up by 24 per cent. In the 12 months to June, murder was up 20 per cent, knife crime 9 per cent, and gun crime surged 7 per cent, according to police recorded crime figures.

Immigration

Immigration Jumps By 20,000 Weeks Before Brexit Vote

The last set of official immigration figures before Britain votes on its membership of the European Union (EU) shows net migration has risen to 333,000 – up 20,000 from December 2014 and the second highest level on record. The numbers,