The UK can take way more immigrants, it has “huge green spaces”

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David Lammy thinks that Britain has no immigration problem because of ‘huge green spaces’

The would-be London Mayor insisted the UK did not have too many immigrants.“If you look at our population, it can manage, there are huge green spaces in the country where there aren’t immigrants,” he told BBC Breakfast.

“It’s not too high, it’s not.”

Mr Lammy attacked the Conservatives for committing to a “silly target”, which they failed to hit, of cutting net immigration to under 100,000 a year – and for cutting the English language classes he said helped newcomers integrate into British society…

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