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Old 19.01.2015, 12:35
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No Swiss numbers but still interesting

An interesting article in the Guardian.. how many Brits claim the dole in EU Countries qv. how many EU Nationals claim the dole in the UK

Shame there are no Swiss numbers.. I'd put small wager on the probability that the ratio would be somewhere in the ballpark of France/Germany

I love the quote from the Brit in Berlin with a 'languages degree'...

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2...im-benefits-eu
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Old 19.01.2015, 12:45
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Re: No Swiss numbers but still interesting

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An interesting article in the Guardian.. how many Brits claim the dole in EU Countries qv. how many EU Nationals claim the dole in the UK

Shame there are no Swiss numbers.. I'd put small wager on the probability that the ratio would be somewhere in the ballpark of France/Germany

I love the quote from the Brit in Berlin with a 'languages degree'...

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2...im-benefits-eu
Just doing their bit to spread British culture around EU...(unfortunately not the positive aspects)

Unlike some places where "collecting unemployment" are words one would whisper in the company of strangers and friends alike, I have me er more people speak openly of "going on the dole" or seeing it as an option if things don't work out. Anyone else suspect these were Brits who went abroad in search of what they thought would be a better life, only to discover life on the other side of the Channel is impacted by "same" economy and tight job markets.

(Need to reread article now! I usually open my email w/daily Guardian link first thing, but then lose at least another 2 hours before biting in to everything else in my diary
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Old 19.01.2015, 12:51
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Re: No Swiss numbers but still interesting

The first comment is great:

"Stick that in yer pipe and smoke it, Farage, Cameron and all you other closet racists."

Despite the numbers showing far more people from EU member states claiming benefits in the UK than UK citizens from the EU.
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Re: No Swiss numbers but still interesting

Same as I always said, the real problem in the UK has nothing to do with immigrants who in the vast majorities are well-paid, educated professionals or low-skilled, hard-working folks who only benefit the system through taxation. (exceptions dont make the rule here as much as the media would like everyone to believe)

The real issue is the British themselves, specifically the lowest 5% of scum-scroungers and their degenerate generations of offsprings they produce.

But even all that is nothing compared to what is handed out to pensioners, most of it non-means tested. Benefits are a small part of the budget compared to pensions (especially from public sector employees)

The whole problem lies with the fact that degenerates = votes, while immigrants are an easy and favourite target for both the low masses and politicians. Thank god the majority of British people are not racist and treat people well, but even a small minority tarnishes the good name.
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