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The Blair government forecast a relatively small annual influx — of between 5,000 and 13,000. Following that gigantic miscalculation, one might have expected a little more caution would be shown at the beginning of 2014 when immigration restrictions from Romania and Bulgaria were lifted by the Coalition government.
All this matters because it shows how the preconceptions of our national broadcaster prevented it from telling the truth about an issue which, as the Brexit referendum illuminated, is important to millions of people. We’ll probably have to wait until 2044 under Whitehall’s secretive 30-year rule to know what level of immigration the Government envisaged from Romania and Bulgaria. It was partly because millions of people thought they had been deceived and betrayed by politicians and parts of the media that they voted in June last year to leave the EU.The BBC was reporting what it thought would happen — not what actually did.The dependably Leftist Channel 4 News was equally awry.As late as December 2014, Mark Easton — the supposedly authoritative BBC home editor, who over the years has been relaxed about EU immigration — told Radio 4 listeners there were ‘probably 100,000’ Romanians and Bulgarians working in Britain.It took John Humphrys to point out that there were already 189,000.