Net Migration to U.K. Above 320,000 as EU Vote Campaign Starts

  • Figures a `disaster,' says UKIP MP who advocates `Brexit'
  • Immigration is biggest theme for voters in June 23 referendum

A net 323,000 people entered Britain to live long-term in the 12 months ending September 2015, the Office for National Statistics in London said in a report Wednesday.

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Net annual migration into the U.K. has remained above 320,000, according to the latest official data, figures that were immediately seized on by campaigners to leave the European Union to make the case for a so-called Brexit.

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