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>> Brexit might have already had one major impact, sending net migration to the UK tumbling. Since Britain voted out, it's fallen by just over 100,000 people compared with the year before. That's nearly a third of the pre-Brexit total, but it's still not even close to the government's target.
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The ruling conservatives have pledged to bring it down to the tens of thousands.>> I'd like to make a statement on
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]>> And migration became a major issue in Britain's EU referendum. With Brexit campaigners arguing, the only way to limit it would be by leaving the EU.
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Official data shows the record slump is down to more EU citizens leaving and fewer arriving. Prominent Brexitiers likely to seize on that as evidence they were right. But economists say it also represents a faltering economy and weakened pound. That means, economic migrants get fewer opportunities, and less bang for their buck.