British jobs for foreign workers: Experts reveal 70% of new jobs taken by migrants

DAILY MAIL, 01Jul09:  More than seven out of ten jobs created under the Labour Government have been taken by foreign-born workers, experts revealed last night.  The percentage of new jobs taken by those born overseas is the highest of any of the major economies analysed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.  The Conservatives said it was yet more evidence that the Government had failed to deliver ‘British jobs for British workers’.  The internationally-respected OECD said that in the first ten years of Labour rule, employment rose by around two million jobs.  But it said ‘almost 1.5million of this was accounted for by persons born abroad’ – 71 per cent of the total.

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