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The Department for Communities and Local Government estimates that the number of households in the country could rise by more than two million by 2033 solely because of immigration.

The government has predicted that immigrants will create 83,000 extra households every year for the next 25 years unless numbers are curbed. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/8163702/Immigrants-will-create-83000-extra-households-every-year-for-the-next-25-years-figures-show.html

These estimates, well before the national Census next year, are interesting. It is unclear how these figures have been arrived at and whether the government is concerned more about the immigration or the large families.

Considering that the government would have no pleasure in providing feed to the racists to further their cause and propaganda, can it be that the government is trying to set public opinion in favour of the controversial proposals to cap the benefits*, increase tuition fees and introduce more specific birth control arrangements, since all these measures seem to have a sense of discouraging large families?
(* in a bid to soften the blow of the housing benefit reforms which will see people evicted from homes in expensive areas, people will now be given until the following year to arrange somewhere cheaper to live)

In case the government opts for a drive to control births, our councils and their strategic partners could finish up performing a very difficult balancing act in allocating resources for death control, birth control and dealing with the resulting social tension. The local authorities are already under pressure as they are being assessed for their performance in preventing teenage pregnancy.

In view that the government’s recent socio-economic policies/ proposals would have more implications for the large families, one wonders about the place of the extended families in our ‘big society’.

   

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