This report by the Home Office, HM Treasury, the Department for Work and Pensions and the Office for National Statistics has been produced as a cross-departmental submission to the inquiry being conducted by the House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs into the economic impact of immigration in the UK. The report includes chapters on public finance and net fiscal impacts; macroeconomic impacts; labour market, productivity and skills impacts; sectors and occupations; demographic impacts; the economic impact of illegal immigration; improving immigration data; and government policy on immigration. The Office for National Statistics has also produced a separate statistical submission as a background paper to this report.5 1.3 What are the expected future trends for immigration from within and outside the EU? 6 2 Public finance and net fiscal impacts 8 Key Points 8 2. 1 How does immigration affect the public finances? 8 2.2 Do immigrants contribute more in taxes than they use in public services? 8 2.3 As the UK population ages, does immigration affect the shortfall in pension funding? 1 0 3 Macroeconomic impacts : whatanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Economic and Fiscal Impact of Immigration|
|Author||:||Great Britain. Home Office|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2007-01-01|