The world comes to pillage Treasure Island and our political class hands out the spades.
If you have a system of free movement and half the citizens live in poor, low economy counties and they get the chance to move to rich, high economy countries with superb benefit systems, who wouldn’t?
Blair knew exactly what he was doing, he was a lawyer! He knew exactly what would happen when the good news got out that they would be offered 3 times what they get in their own country, free social house, free NHS.
It was clear as crystal the moment they thought it up. The poor would move to where they can be richer.
Knowing the difference in salaries between the UK and Eastern Europe (the rest of the world) a large movement of people was entirely predictable, and if the original rules for membership had been maintained it would never have been allowed to happen.
And this is the flaw with the single market, its not a level playing field.
The Left always claimed, without any attempt to back it up with evidence, that migration to and from the UK was more or less equal. In fact, they tried to suggest Britain must be exporting more people than were arriving, since we had the whole of the EU to choose from. Any attempt to find holes in their logic was predictably met with insults and accusations of racism.
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