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for in the population growth predictions.
But the government inspector said they were satisfied the Local Plan had adequately taken the impact of the city’s two universities into account.
An extract from the report read: “It has been suggested that the level of housing need in Coventry has been over-estimated on account of inaccuracies in recording the number of students arriving and leaving the city.”
It added: “There is no clear evidence of an under-recording of out-migration of international students.
“The evidence shows that international students are not a particularly substantial component of overall international migration to the city whilst the age-specific evidence of internal out migration suggests students move to Coventry but subsequently move elsewhere within the UK.
“Overall, predicted future population growth in Coventry does not look to be erroneous when compared to past trends.”