Apparently, 58 per cent of population growth in Birmingham between 2007 and 2016 was fuelled by immigration.
In the same ten year period, Coventry had an extra 52,782 people, and a staggering 98 per cent of that figure appears to have come from immigration.
Local Authority Population change 2007-16, % due to immigration
The original article is here:
A political dimension to the recent controversy concerning building on the green belt also became apparent in this report from the Coventry Telegraph (14th July).
Full report here: