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Housing (Migration)

Volume 450: debated on Thursday 19 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Meriden (Mrs. Spelman) of 27 March 2006, Official Report, column 2059W, and the answer of 27 March 2006, Official Report, column 823W, on housing, what estimate of net migration per year forms the basis of household projections attributable to net migration. (84859)

The 2003 based household projections for England are based on the 2003 official population projections by the Government Actuary’s Department. This projects annualised average net migration into England of 124,000 over the next 28 years.