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Posts Tagged ‘Immigration

IMMIGRATION AGAIN

December 2, 2014

The issue rumbles on, with a recent Cameron speech in which he tried to please everybody Two aspects seem to me to be ignored. One is the prevailing UK culture of envy – expecting too much and seeing those who have more as exploiters. Despite the existence of many honest work-seekers, there is a suspicion […]

WHY IS UK A FAVOURED DESTINATION?

November 10, 2014

Cameron is in trouble over the immigration issue. We don’t want to be flooded, but the EU regards freedom of movement as a fundamental principle. A question not sufficiently debated is whether our influx is greater than that experienced by other EU states. They don’t seem to be complaining. Is it because fewer people want […]

SHALL I VOTE FOR UKIP ON MAY 22nd?

April 30, 2014

I live in a part of the country which is unlikely to elect a Westminster MP other than a conservative. So my influence on a UK election will only ever be zero. But in the European election the size of the vote for a minority party like UKIP is of interest to the major ones. […]