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originally posted by: grainofsand
a reply to: DAZ21
I dont get it either, why is it racist to want an immigration policy the same as the US,Canada, or Australia??
originally posted by: stumason
originally posted by: Jonjonj
Leaving the EU would be a complete disaster in my opinion. We simply don't have the core production industries to lose the benefits we get with the trade agreements we have in place. Right now, the last thing I want to see is an isolated UK. Or do you think that walking away unilaterally would mean that we would maintain the benefits we have now? Really? They would break those treaties and agreements in a heartbeat.
I know I am late to the party on this thread, but I'm sorry, what you said is total bollocks.
If the UK decided to leave the EU, pressure from EU manufacturers who make a good sum of money selling to the UK - not least in Germany - would have a free trade deal on the table within 24 hours.
That aside, we could leave the EU and join the EFTA, which we were originally part of in the first place.
Also, the UK has a seat at the WTO, but currently has given that over to the EU to represent the whole bloc. We could take our seat back and that would also protect trade with the EU as well as allowing us to trade with the wider world on our terms.
Anyone who claims leaving the EU would kill trade hasn't actually got a clue what they're talking about and is just parroting the lines from the pro-EU camp.
originally posted by: southbeach
People have also had enough of being smacked over the head with the P.C. thought control baseball bat.
There are other issues such as all the new and best houses going to immigrants or so called minorities and having spent some time in my old area will vouch for that being true.
People have had enough of being treated as second class citizens in their own country and then immigrants who are mostly the dregs of society that have put nothing in being given everything without working for it.
Text"....We will not condone the philosophy of multiculturalism..."
"We will: - End the use of multi-lingual formatting on official documents
- Remove funding from public bodies promoting multiculturalism"
Leaving the EU would be a complete disaster in my opinion.
Some 27,725 Romanians were arrested for offences in London over the past five years, Scotland Yard said, including 10 for murder and more than 140 for rape.
The figures, published under the Freedom of Information Act, will fuel fears of a crime wave when restrictions on workers from Romania and Bulgaria are lifted in January next year.
Romanians came second only to Poles, who accounted for 34,905 arrests, including 84 for murder and almost 130 for rape.
However, there were some 587,000 migrants born in Poland living in the UK in 2011, estimates from the Office for National Statistics showed, compared with 87,000 Romanians.
You are absolutely correct. UKIP is the ONLY party which is standing for control over immigration, and the ONLY way to do that is by leaving the political union with Europe. Labour and the rest can say as much as they like about controlling immigration but as members of the EU there is nothing the UK can do, and they know it.
originally posted by: DAZ21
There is only one answer and that is UKIP.
That is a very real concern for some countries, especially Romania:
originally posted by: DAZ21
Now what we have is the more prosperous countries taking not just the poor economic migrants, but also some of their most skilled workers aswell.
The brain drain of Romanian doctors going to richer EU countries is dramatic: over the past two years 30 per cent of resident doctors have left Romania, reducing the overall number of physicians from 20,000 in 2011 to 14,000 last year, according to official data.
Since it joined the 28-member bloc five years ago about 14,000 doctors have quit Romania.