Misinformation provides cover for the coalition. Why isn’t Labour doing more to fight it?
Journalistic sleight of hand was at work today once more on the issue of immigration. Following a National Audit Office report that calls for increased checking and management information, a figure mentioned fleetingly in the report — that over 180,000 migrants “could be in Britain illegally”, as the Telegraph put it — has hit the headlines.
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