I won't put a cap on immigration vows the Home Secretary

DAILY MAIL, 15Jul09:  Home Secretary Alan Johnson last night refused point blank to cap the number of immigrants coming to Britain.  And he said he does not ‘lie awake at night’ worrying about the population hitting 70million.  Official figures show at the current rate of increase the British population will hit the milestone within 20 years, with a further seven million immigrants placing a burden on public services.  Immigration Minister Phil Woolas has pledged that the Government will not allow the population to grow to that level. But last night he was apparently undermined by his boss.

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