It is with typically attuned 'politcial antennae' that Party Leader, Nigel Farage, appoints me UKIP's Frontbench 'Migration Spokesman'. Latest UK ‘Issue’ polling confounds the pollsters and political elite by showing that ‘Immigration’ is now the most important issue facing the country. It is to the credit of the British people that they have focused on part of one of the world's most critical policy issues. With emigration, immigration is one of the most important issues because it drives almost every other public policy debate from immigrant labour displacing indigenous workers and moderating wages to putting pressure on UK infrastructure and the border controls of our south European partners. In fact overall, modern migration trends are creating serious challenges for policy makers worldwide – scratch the surface of any decision that they are asked to make and the effects of the global movement of people will be in there somewhere.