Ministers ‘trying to bury’ bombshell migration report: Boris Johnson blasts ‘dishonest’ politicians who have ‘misled’ the public over true number of EU immigrants that have come to Britain
He hit out on the eve of the publication of a bombshell report expected to reveal the numbers pouring into the UK have been under-counted for years.
The study is intended to explain why an 1.3million more National Insurance numbers have been given out to EU citizens than are accounted for in official statistics.
Experts predict the number of incomers could be 50,000 more than are recorded every year.
MPs and ministers accused Number Ten – which is rattled by its failure to take a commanding lead in the EU referendum – of trying to bury bad news.
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A 1.2 million gap between official immigration figures and National Insurance numbers issued to EU nationals prompts a row.