Brexit: The fallout

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Just now, French bean said:

So why does the report say that entry requirements for no EU citizens will be relaxed? Surely it should be the same rules for everyone, irrespective of where they came from.

 

Because the US wants to get a foot on (sort of) European soil and is demanding this? Just a thought...

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8 minutes ago, French bean said:

So why does the report say that entry requirements for no EU citizens will be relaxed? Surely it should be the same rules for everyone, irrespective of where they came from.

That's what they're claiming they'll have now.

 

They allegedly had to restrict entry requirements for non-EU citizens because those greedy Poles and Romanians were taking up all the spots. They claim to be lowering entry requirements for non-EUs while simultaneously raising them for EU citizens, with the effect of balancing them out under the new system.

 

 

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Personally I am looking forward to racist gammons in the UK experiencing more immigration of non-white people. The comments section of the Daily Heil should make for a good laugh.

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1 hour ago, French bean said:

So why does the report say that entry requirements for no EU citizens will be relaxed? Surely it should be the same rules for everyone, irrespective of where they came from.

 

That is the change they are making. At the moment they think it is too easy for EU citizens (because of free movement) and too hard for Non-EU citizens.

So they will apply the same rules to all, and you will need to make your points no matter where you come from.

 

Personally I can't see it working out, they will need someone to pick fruit, work in care homes etc.

They have said already that there will be no special visas for those things so who do they think are going to do them?

The unemployment rate is pretty low at around 3.8% those folks are not going to give up their homes and move near to seasonal work or for a minimum wage job changing grandpas nappy.

There are currently 122 thousand vacancies in social care. If UK people wanted to do this work they already would.

Calling the people who do work there 'Unskilled' is deeply unpleasant. 

 

If they don't let people in who earn less than £12 per hour then costs are going to go up and/or the quality is going to go down.

 

 

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A government spokesman on sky news said that British employers will just have to pay more and stop relying on cheap EU labour. It sounds fine in theory but increased costs have to be passed on. Expect nursing home care and locally produced fruit and vegetables to become significantly more expensive. Win win!

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19 minutes ago, murphaph said:

A government spokesman on sky news said that British employers will just have to pay more and stop relying on cheap EU labour. It sounds fine in theory but increased costs have to be passed on. Expect nursing home care and locally produced fruit and vegetables to become significantly more expensive. Win win!

 

Another guess?

 

Australia has the same system and their inflation figure is not out of control.

 

 

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But the cost of living there is significantly higher than the UK as any viewer of "Wanted down under" can tell you. The wages in Aus are higher to compensate but Aus has a bunch of mineral wealth and natural resources and a small population given the landmass.

 

Do you just say random stuff? What has inflation got to do with this? 

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52 minutes ago, murphaph said:

Expect nursing home care and locally produced fruit and vegetables to become significantly more expensive. Win win!

 

21 minutes ago, murphaph said:

Do you just say random stuff? What has inflation got to do with this? 

 

Wow, just wow.

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One idea I've seen floating around is that the unemployed and underemployed currently on benefits will be forced to work as a replacement labour force picking fruit and wiping old people's bottoms in care homes, in exchange for...their benefits!

 

A tied labour force. It would be pretty humourous as most of this cohort would have voted for Brexit if they voted at all. 

 

They say you either breed a workforce or import it.

 

For a Tory it makes perfect sense to couple tightening immigration to clamping down on benefits.

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1 hour ago, murphaph said:

Australia doesn't have high inflation. Stuff is just more expensive there. You see the difference?

 

Prices rise inflation goes up.  If fruit and vegetables get more expensive that would also put up the rate of inflation. 

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Probably just a figment of someone's imagination, but the Associated Press reports that Brexit is pushing a growing number of businesses to go Dutch.

 

Just a taste:

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Ongoing uncertainty about the effects of Brexit is pushing an increasing number of foreign companies to set up offices in the Netherlands, the Dutch government said Wednesday.

 

Since the 2016 referendum on Britain leaving the European Union, 140 businesses have established a presence in the Netherlands, with 78 shifting operations there last year, according to the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency.

 

The agency said in a statement that business uncertainty is increasing despite Britain’s departure from the EU because of unanswered questions over the country’s future trading relationship with the bloc. London and Brussels have until the end of the year to agree a pact on their post-divorce relationship.

 

The agency said it is in talks with around 425 companies considering moving or expanding to the Netherlands because of Brexit.

Hope it was worth the blue passports...

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2 hours ago, RenegadeFurther said:

Australia has the same system and their inflation figure is not out of control.

 

16 minutes ago, RenegadeFurther said:

Prices rise inflation goes up.  If fruit and vegetables get more expensive that would also put up the rate of inflation. 

 

Like you once said ...

 

1 hour ago, RenegadeFurther said:

Wow, just wow.

 

High prices is one thing and inflation is another thing.   Goods can become more expensive without having anything to do with inflation.

 

I think you should start here:

 

Google: high prices vs inflation

 

The first search hit is a very good start.

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New points system based immigration for the UK:

A person would need 70 points to apply to work in the UK

 

Offer of job by approved sponsor

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Job at appropriate skill level

10

Speaks English at required level

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Salary of £20,480 (min) - £23,039

10

Salary of £23,040 - £25,599

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Salary of £25,600 or above

Job in a designated

shortage occupation

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Education qualification:

PhD in subject relevant to job

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Education qualification: PhD in a

Stem subject relevant to the job

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Penalties:

Black man

-20

Black woman

-30

Black gay man

-50

Black gay woman

-50

Dianne Abbott

not allowed in

:lol:

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1 hour ago, Krieg said:

 

 

Like you once said ...

 

 

High prices is one thing and inflation is another thing.   Goods can become more expensive without having anything to do with inflation.

 

I think you should start here:

 

Google: high prices vs inflation

 

The first search hit is a very good start.

 

We are talking about fruit and vegetables and basically goods in the supermarket.

 

If these increase rapidly in price so will the rate of inflation. 

 

Here you go,

 

https://www.investopedia.com/terms/i/inflation.asp

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7 hours ago, murphaph said:

Personally I am looking forward to racist gammons in the UK experiencing more immigration of non-white people. The comments section of the Daily Heil should make for a good laugh.

 

Why would any decent person want strife?

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6 hours ago, murphaph said:

A government spokesman on sky news said that British employers will just have to pay more and stop relying on cheap EU labour. It sounds fine in theory but increased costs have to be passed on. Expect nursing home care and locally produced fruit and vegetables to become significantly more expensive. Win win!

 

Since the lorries will be stopped at the borders and grocery store shelves will be empty, farmers will need to hire security guards to keep the public from raiding farms. 

 

People who pick fruits and vegetables will need to work in the buff so that they don't steal.   They will however be allowed to eat on the job which will turn produce picker into a coveted job.

 

You need to keep your apocalyptic stories straight, murphaph.

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