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UK doesn’t need Brexit to curb EU immigration, says former PM Blair

2017-09-11 08:43:55       source:Global Times

September 10, 2017

Britain could bring in tough new controls on immigration from the EU without actually having to leave the bloc, former prime minister Tony Blair said on Sunday.

Concerns over the impact of high levels of immigration on public services and housing were cited as a factor by many who voted to leave the EU in last year's referendum.

Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative government has said free movement of EU citizens coming to Britain must end.

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