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Commenting article: UK PM Determined to Keep Out Bulgarians, Romanians

Britain will demand new restrictions to keep out benefit tourists as it fears a tidal wave of Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants is about to swamp the country next year.

"Should we look at arguments about, should it be harder for people to come and live in Britain and claim benefits? Yes, frankly we should," Prime Minister David Cameron told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show.

The Prime Minister suggested only working immigrants should be allowed into the country, even if it means undermining the EU's key principle of "free movement".

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#1
madoods - 8 Jan 2013 // 12:56:14

Although there is no work for Britons in the UK, the UK cannot stop other people going to the UK for work. However, since Britons must sign a declaration in Bulgaria stating that they will not take any benefits or state welfare from Bulgaria, it would seem reasonable for the UK to make a similar declaration to people from Bulgaria. Britain has no money and is borrowing money to give out in benefits for its own people. This situation cannot continue or be extended to include borrowing money to give in benefits for everyone else

#2
Seedy - 8 Jan 2013 // 13:41:11

There's plenty of work in the UK, just a lack of Brits who actually WANT to do it - too many "rights" and no responsibilities, as usual. Why should they get off their fat butts when the long-suffering tax-payer will subside them and the offspring they have a "right" to produce?

It's about time to bring in a "no representation without contribution" rule....

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