A million jobs taken by non-EU workers as official figures lay bare the scale of foreign labour

DAILY MAIL, 06Mar09:  A million workers from outside the EU have taken jobs in Britain since Labour came to power, according to official analysis.  Although they have no automatic right to work in this country, they have filled almost half of all the jobs created since 1997.  The scale of employment among non-EU migrants was revealed to MPs by the Office for National Statistics. … [T]he latest breakdown shows that since 1997 workers from outside Europe have taken jobs at nearly double the rate of EU workers – including Poles and other Eastern Europeans given the right to work in Britain in 2004.

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