Coalition rift over immigration

Vince Cable has hit out at Conservative immigration policy at the Liberal Democrats spring conference as a row rumbles on over politicians' use of migrant workers.

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No 10: Camerons 'followed proper process' over nanny

Number 10 said that the Cameron's followed the "proper processes" Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Downing Street has insisted David Cameron followed all the "proper processes" after it emerged his family's Nepalese nanny has been granted British citizenship.

Questions were raised about Mr Cameron's use of foreign domestic help after a minister deplored the effects of the "metropolitan elite" using cheap migrant workers.

Home Office minister James Brokenshire said yesterday the wealthy had been the main winners from Britain's openness to labour from abroad, because they had to pay less for tradesmen and services.

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