Net migration to Britain fell by 81,000 to 246,000, its lowest level in three years, in the 12 months to the end of March, with more than half the drop due to EU citizens leaving Britain and fewer arriving, official data showed on Thursday.Since Britain’s June 2016 vote to exit the European Union, the annual difference between those moving to and leaving the country has fallen steadily from a peak of nearly 350,000, according to the Office for National Statistics.The biggest fall in the latest data came among those from members of eight eastern European countries, including Poland and Hungary, that joined the EU in 2004, prompting the arrival in Britain of many eastern Europeans hoping for better paid jobs and an improved quality of life.
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