Anorak | Daily Express immigration scare story: they cost ‘YOU’ £36,000 a year

Daily Express immigration scare story: they cost ‘YOU’ £36,000 a year

by | 11th, September 2015

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The Daily Express has some immigration news. Always useful to hear what the Express thinks about the issue. But it doesn’t think. It merely states facts:

Every illegal immigrant costs YOU £36K a year: The cost of migrant centres revealed

Incidentally, the Express has previously told us:

Migrant beggars are raking in up to £36,000 a year from gullible kind-hearted Brits


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The story was based on the words of a single copper and some creative maths:

In Nottingham, Police Sergeant Huw Jones said: “We have heard of several people who have boasted of earning up to £700 a week.”

But not one he identified in the paper let alone one who earned £50,000 before tax, as the Express put it.

The paper then warned / promised:

The problem is set to get worse when our ­borders are flung open to tens of thousands of Bulgarians and Romanians in just over a fortnight’s time.

So to today’s £36,000 story on kind-hearted Brits and those nefarious foreign spongers.

Rebecca Perring writes:

Undocumented workers facing deportation are languishing in detention for months and even years – which costs the public purse a staggering £164.4 million…

That figure

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