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The greatest British con was to make the population believe that adults, coming to the UK to work, often with education paid for in their countries of origin, would be a burden on public services (e.g., NHS) and on the benefits system. Quite surreal so many people believe(d) this
I forgot who made this analogy: imagine a store got more people coming in, who on average, bought more than the usual customers. Will the store owners complain: our store's suffering from the footfall of all the new customers! We need to hire new cashiers! Such a burden!
Well, that's similar to UK citizens complaining EU-27 citizens who come and work here occasionally use the NHS and their kids using schools. You just build new schools and hospitals with their increased tax revenue.
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