Devastating impact of leaving European Union
200 years for 20 offenders may sound impressive, but in reality the simple average is 10 years per offender, possibly five years with what is deemed to be “good behaviour”. For such an offence this appears to be lenient sentencing. Albert Hall, actor, Sir Tim Rice, lyricist Roland Emmerich, film director, Mackenzie Phillips, actress, Eddie Irvine, former racing driver Steve Brookstein, singer, Eve, rapper and producer, THERE are three million EU citizens living and working in the UK.
They are working as surgeons, carers, nurses, cancer scientists, engineers, teachers, agricultural workers, and in the service sector to name but a few.
In the main they are highly educated. And between 2000 and 2011, their net contribution to the UK economy was £20bn.
Since Brexit, these people have been made to feel unwanted, unwelcome and undervalued.
The UK has a long and proud tradition of welcoming people to our lands, especially due to our colonial past, but also due to our sense of fair play and wanting to treat people well.
One of the most undermining aspects of Brexit has been this change of culture, the creation of a ‘hostile environment’ and rise in hate crimes.
We should rightly be ashamed. Would we want the same for the one million UK citizens living abroad in Europe?
Brexit is proving to be a disaster for the UK in pretty much every aspect of our lives.
But if we lose our EU colleagues and friends, the impact on the NHS, on our universities, on our very communities will be devastating.
People are now beginning to understand the consequences of the 2016 Referendum.
It is our democratic right to vote again, to have a final say on what we want for ourselves, for our young people and for the sort of communities and workplaces we want to inhabit. TO follow on from what David Gill’s letter said on Wednesday regarding MP Mr Sheerman’s town centre walkabout, that’s the second one he’s done to my knowledge.
The other one was with Liz Green from radio Leeds.
Both were conducted early evening, 7pm-ish, accompanied by council officials and police all dressed in yellow safety jackets.
What on earth did they think they were going to discover at that time, dressed like that?
I agree with David Gill, by all means take another stroll round but this time go nearer midnight and NOT mob handed in yellow jackets, just dressed like anyone else on a night out. I would be interested to here what Mr Sheerman has to say after that walkabout but I won’t hold my breath David Wagner we have the best chairman and one of the best managers we have had in my time watching town. I have watched them at the bottom of the old fourth division, seeing them now in the best league in the world. I know which division I would rather see them in. Up the Town! John Carson,