Conservatives stand by migration target 'aim'

The Conservatives have defended their pledge to cut net migration to “tens of thousands” after Labour said it would never be met.

Treasury Chief Secretary David Gauke told BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions it was an “aim – it doesn’t have a timetable”.

But he said it would “drive policy” in terms of improving the skills of British workers.

It comes after ex-Chancellor George Osborne said the Tories “haven’t a clue” how they will

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