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Old 18.04.2016, 15:59
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

If a Brexit meant a minor economic impact at the boon of regaining control of our borders and welfare resources then I would be all for it. Personally I think every person in the UK without a passport that has been in the country less than a specified amount of time should be re-checked for if they have employment and/or self-sustainability without claiming benefits and if they are not refugees then have them re-apply for residency in the UK (if their family can prove they can support them, a la Suisse) or be sent back to their home countries where they can re-apply for residency upon proving they have a job lined up. Basically no-one who is not a national and not productive should be allowed to stay in the UK.

After we have sorted out the wheat from the chaff in terms of immigrants, start sorting through our non-productive native population and re-work the benefits system so that every penny has to be actively worked for (physical condition allowing) either by showing you are actively seeking work, or performing public services. For truly disabled people increase funding to give them better quality of life. Work to get British homeless people off the street, get them basic housing and accommodation and basic jobs.

On top of not paying for the poor EU economies that rely on handouts from the rich to prop up their economies, cut foreign aid spending for any country with known rampant corruption, put those reclaimed billions back into the UK's many poor towns and districts to balance the abysmal funding that many of the councils in the UK have to struggle with in our most deprives areas. Revitalise the NHS and put time and effort into making it efficient and sustainable. I would love to see our resources go into helping improve productivity and quality of life of Brits, ending the benefits culture, and ending poverty in what should be a first-rate, first-world country.

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