Reality Check: Do foreign workers take jobs and cut wages?

Reality Check: Do foreign workers take jobs and cut wages?
 

The claim: Foreign workers take away jobs from British workers and reduce their wages.
Reality Check verdict: Non-UK workers have no effect on the employment of UK-born workers, except during an economic downturn. Foreign workers may affect pay, especially for less skilled workers.
In her speech to the Conservative Party Conference this week, Prime Minister Theresa May appealed to people who had been hurt by immigration.
"I know a lot of people don't like to admit this - [for] someone who finds themselves out of work or on lower wages because of low-skilled immigration, life simply... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 33
Source: BBC
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