Tag: Immigration

Oh Dear, How Sad, Too Bad…

Immigrants attempting to gain residency in Blackburn have said a new citizenship test for foreign nationals will not equip them for life in the UK. The Life in the UK exam focuses on British history, with no requirement to know…

The Problem With ‘White Flight’…

…is that sooner or later, you find your back against the cliff. Sometimes literally: The council wants to build 1,200 homes across the borough and is promising a mix of council homes and first time buyer schemes, but residents say…

It’s To Help You, Really, It Is…

Shared houses and bedsits in a Lincolnshire town may need to be licensed under new proposals. The policy has been put forward as a solution to tensions that councillors say have arisen from a growing population and Eastern European immigration.…

Immigration

The UK depends on immigration, no-one doubts that, however it’s the type of immigration that is now causing concern. When the Labour party were in power, they opened the floodgates to mass uncontrolled immigration ostensibly as Andrew Neather, a former…

Organised Crime…

…something we associate with East End villians, or the US Mafia. They make salacious reading, fill the true crime sections of bookstores, and provide the basis for many a blockbuster crime series. The modern reality isn’t so glamorous: When  police watched horrifying CCTV…

Cash for entry?

It says something about the state of the university system now in England where they will just take the money despite the fact that there is simply no way that the students language skills are adequate enough to meet the…

Jumping Ship

Ok, Every country has people leaving, and people coming. Not everyone is happy with his or her country regardless of where they are in the world; this is not something unique to England or the UK. But what is clear…