A couple of interesting surveys have turned up courtesy of Ipsos Mori. Immigration concerns are declining fast – now there’s a surprise. Is it that people are beginning to realise that immigration is, at least partly a response to the UK’s lack of educational investment? The concern has been declining for a while so it cannot be the Windrush effect:
Could it be, perhaps, that people are beginning to realise that there is currently a lack of proper state control of borders and failure to use the tools that the EU already offers – as itemised in this summary from the pro EU we love economics:
Then the final chart suggests that it is the old who find immigration a problem. In fact even the Daily Express finds that the UK is now loosing workers to the EU. Meanwhile the survey shows that the young are bothered more about education or crime than immigration:
But absolutely everyone is bothered about Brexit.
For most people this was a non issue before Cameron decided to make it one. Wouldn’t it be marvellous if we just withdrew article 50 so we could concentrate on Britains many real, rather than EU fantastical, problems?