Same Tune -- Different Country!
In every place where immigrants, whether legal or illegal, are allowed to swarm we see the exact same results. Why is this so difficult to understand?
Immigrant baby boom puts NHS under strainA pointed reminder about government's ability to predict, or duplicity, you decide...
Maternity services are under strain because of recently-arrived Eastern Europeans seeking pregnancy care and abortions on the Health Service, experts have said.
Increased demand for these services from immigrants from the new EU countries poses a 'huge challenge' for the NHS, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service said. *snip*
Official figures show that 579,000 people have come to the UK from Poland and neighbouring countries since they joined the European Union in 2004. In some areas of Britain, as many as one in four women seeking an abortion comes from Eastern Europe. *snip*
But GPs in Luton say one in four women asking for an abortion is Eastern European. Dr Nina Pearson from the Lea Vale Medical Group, which runs four GP practices in the town, said that in one of their surgeries 400 patients register a month - and 80 per cent of them are Eastern European.
700 are arriving every day from Eastern EuropeOur future? Magic eight ball sez: Likely!
The number of Eastern Europeans flooding into Britain has soared to 700 a day.
Official figures show there are 579,000 Poles and other residents of the former Soviet Bloc registered to work here.
The total does not include the self-employed, children or partners of the migrants, who do not appear in the Government figures.
The true number is likely to stand at 800,000 - or one in every 75 people living in the UK.
It is the equivalent of a city the size of Leeds, the third biggest in the UK.
The migrants - as well as placing enormous pressure on schools and hospitals - are receiving up to £75million in benefits.
According to a Home Office report, 70,000 are receiving handouts such as tax credits, child benefit or council housing. It is a leap of 15,000 claimants in three months, or almost 30 per cent.
Most worrying for the Government is that the influx, which began with the controversial expansion of the EU eastwards in May 2004, shows no sign of slowing.
During the last three months of 2006, there were a staggering 63,000 new applications to join the worker registration scheme.
"The Government assured us that no more than 13,000 immigrants per year would arrive from A8 countries (those that joined the EU in 2004). This figure completely blows that estimate out of the water. "Immigration can be of real benefit to the country but only if it is properly controlled, taking into account its impact on the economy, public services and social cohesion. This is demonstrably not the case."
Nah, can't happen here, right?
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