Latest migration figures to be released this morning

The Office for National Statistics will publish its quarterly migration statistics this morning.

The figures will include data on work permit applications, asylum claims, child detentions and student visas.

The information is based on the provisional migration data for the 12 months leading up to September 2012.


Migration fell in 2012

UK net migration has fallen to 153,000 for the year to September 2012, the Office for National Statistics showed.