Thursday, December 07, 2006

Government coffers and cobblers?

The UK economy and the government's tax receipts have been boosted massively in recent year[sic] by immigrants, especially from Eastern Europe, according to economists of the Ernst & Young ITEM club

Has Government expenditure been boosted massively in recent years by immigrants, especially from Eastern Europe?

1 comment:

xoggoth said...

You could import 10 billion paying 10p tax each and it would be a massive benefit. Some day it may permeate through their thick skulls that citizens only benefit if there is a net increase in national income PER HEAD that is more than enough to compensate for the diminution in our quality of life.