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Cameron vows to 'put British first' in bid to lure back voters

Published on Jul 29, 2014 8:34 AM
 
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at the Commonwealth Games Business Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, July 23, 2014. Britain's prime minister announced new measures to cut immigration on Tuesday in a bid to lure voters from eurosceptic rivals 10 months from a general election. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON(AFP) - Britain's prime minister announced new measures to cut immigration on Tuesday in a bid to lure voters from eurosceptic rivals 10 months from a general election.

"We are making changes to put the British people first," Mr David Cameron wrote in an editorial in The Telegraph newspaper.

Mr Cameron's centre-right Conservative party is keen to win back voters who flocked to the eurosceptic, anti-immigration UK Independence Party in European parliament elections in May.

The prime minister's editorial listed a series of measures already taken to limit migration to Britain, including a cap on entry from outside the European Union and closing colleges thought to be helping illegal immigration.

 
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