In a speech today, Ms Cooper will claim Conservative promises to reduce net migration to tens of thousands by the election, is "not what it seems".
According to the Shadow Home Secretary:
- A reduction in net migration of 72,000 is made up of a 27,000 increase in emigration, in addition with a 20,000 drop in the number of Britons returning to the UK. At the same time, student immigration has dropped by 38,000, at a cost of £8 billion in investment a year
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