Friday, 7 September 2012

Roger Godsiff on Immigration

House of Commons Debate, Thurs, 6th September 2012. See Col 427 for Roger’s Speech.

……the multicultural make-up of my constituency has added hugely to the vitality of the great city of Birmingham. Immigration into the United Kingdom since the first immigrants came in after the Second World War has added enormously to the life of the United Kingdom. I welcome that, but we have to address the issue of how many people we need in the United Kingdom to sustain our standard of living. If we do not, I fear that the good community relationships that have been built up in my city and many others will be threatened. I do not want to see that happen”.

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