Migrant pressure

20th April 2007 at 01:00
The Government's immigration minister Liam Byrne has warned that large-scale immigration is putting pressure on schools and is making it harder to improve standards. Official figures yesterday showed annual net migration to Britain of 185,000 in 2005, four times the level when Labour took office. Mr Byrne, writing in a pamphlet produced by the Policy Network, a centre-left think tank, said a small number of schools had struggled to cope.

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