Kenny MacAskill: New plan on immigration is just another damaging, disruptive anti-EU stance

At first glance Tory plans to base immigration to the UK on skills, not nationality, sounds fair and reasonable. After all, who could justify going back to an era here and elsewhere that enshrined racial discrimination, an age when white Commonwealth migrants could almost stay without question but black or Asian ones were subjected to invidious criteria and often cruel exclusion.
But, all is not as it seems and the decision is simply a continuation of the blind rage, anti-EU sentiment driving so much of current UK government policy, ignoring not just the economic benefits of EU membership... read more

27 September 2018 in Politics, Views: 81
Source: Scotsman

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