Originally Posted by CityBoy2006
Well, I work in risk management within investment banking but (to give an extreme example) would happily scrub toilets for a living if they paid me Ģ100,000 per hour to do so. So would you I daresay, the issue is at what price the Brits are willing to do those jobs at. If no-one is willing to scrub toilets for Ģ7 per hour then yes, we'd need to pay prospective toilet cleaners a higher wage until we attract enough of them. That's pretty much how supply and demand in the labour market works.
Besides, isn't it slightly contradictory to on the one say 'they-do-the-jobs-we-don't-want-to-do' and then argue that they aren't taking opportunities from the local Brits when mass immigration drives the cost of labour down?
I'm voting to stay in, but the hard fact of life is that some people do lose out from globalisation. Its no surprise that they kick out at the EU.
I get your point. But, still...
Maybe could be bad for rich countries because that; but the UE as it stands itīs bad for others too.
UK donīt have the currency the €, thatīs good and smart move, have control over that.
Other poor countries in UE suffer from inflation
, and they canīt control the currency ofc... so they emigrate. Maybe without the UE they would not need to go to other countries like UK.
My place prices double
when we change to € and salaries stay the same...
1€ values very differently in the UE, and thatīs a big problem because some economies canīt keep up with.
My country is poor, but without the € it was just fine, better. Now like 1€ itīs nothing. All **** costs 1€ here or france or germany, but the salary's are very different. What we can do ? Nothing.
And the regulations, directives, lost of sovereignty, lost of central bank ( to control currency) etc.
So... itīs not only the UK thatīs suffering from this. I guess itīs the country that suffers less.
As i said most of emigrants in UK from UE without the € would never need to leave their countries in the first place
And... we have same problem and we are poor, some people come here to do **** we donīt do here... but do in Switzerland or UK. So, itīs a fair game.
We prefer to clean toilets in Switzerland than here, so...other imigrants do that here... here noone do that or construction, just desk jobs. 1st opportunity they emigrate and most for Switzerland, not UK.