Debates between Lord Green of Deddington and Lord True during the 2019-2024 Parliament

Wed 29th Nov 2023

Net Migration

Debate between Lord Green of Deddington and Lord True
Wednesday 29th November 2023

(7 months, 3 weeks ago)

Lords Chamber
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Lord Green of Deddington Portrait Lord Green of Deddington (CB)
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I am not quite sure what the problem is.

Lord True Portrait The Lord Privy Seal (Lord True) (Con)
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My Lords, I think the House is asking if we can come to a question point. We must respect the noble Lord. Not everybody agrees with his contributions, but I think he must be heard and he must ask a question.

Lord Green of Deddington Portrait Lord Green of Deddington (CB)
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I am so sorry; I got that in the wrong order. My question is to ask His Majesty’s Government why net migration rose to 745,000 in 2022, according to data published by the Office for National Statistics on 23 November; and what plans they have to reduce it.