Invasion of £1/hour migrants

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  • Deleted user 26 February 2009 14:37:48
    I guess it's inevitable this is going to happen. It's the same when large businesses move their buiness overseas to take advantage of much lower wages, only now businesses will take advantage of migrants coming over here (if they can get away with it).

    http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/85845/Invasion-of-1-an-hour-migrants
  • Razz 26 Feb 2009 14:46:26 61,290 posts
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    I reckon anyone that links to a story from the Daily fucking Express shuold be banned. :/

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  • MrSensible 26 Feb 2009 14:47:47 25,071 posts
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    What do you mean Razz? The banner at the top of their site says it is "The world's greatest newspaper".

    ;)
  • Deleted user 26 February 2009 14:47:51
    Razz wrote:
    I reckon anyone that links to a story from the Daily fucking Express shuold be banned. :/

    Come on, it's a groundbreaking article.


    A Daily Express story that doesn't mention Diana.
  • mcmonkeyplc 26 Feb 2009 14:48:50 39,464 posts
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    Dhey tooooook rrrrrrrrrrr jooooooooooobs.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • rudedudejude 26 Feb 2009 14:50:42 2,193 posts
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    I reckon anyone that links to a story from any newspaper should be shot in the face, and the newspaper headquarters and journalists all be put in the stocks as they are all liars.
  • chopsen 26 Feb 2009 14:51:19 16,094 posts
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    It's a confused article. It mixes Britain being asked to accommodate more asylum seekers by the EU (with an implicit swipe at EU for meddling in our affairs etc) and moves seamlessly to discussing illegal immigrants seeking to work illegally in this country and ruin our economy. It moves seamlessly from one xenophobic stance to another.
  • Stickman 26 Feb 2009 14:51:23 29,666 posts
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    Many are seeking work in the black economy

    Jeez, those guys can't catch a break.

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  • StarchildHypocrethes 26 Feb 2009 14:52:34 25,942 posts
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    Ahhh, the Daily Express.

    LOOK AAHT, THE COLURREDS AR CUMMIN TO TUK R JOBZ
  • mcmonkeyplc 26 Feb 2009 14:52:43 39,464 posts
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    Chopsen wrote:
    It's a confused article. It mixes Britain being asked to accommodate more asylum seekers by the EU (with an implicit swipe at EU for meddling in our affairs etc) and moves seamlessly to discussing illegal immigrants seeking to work illegally in this country and ruin our economy. It moves seamlessly from one xenophobic stance to another.

    Impressive, I know.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • PearOfAnguish 26 Feb 2009 14:54:04 7,331 posts
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    Were immigrants paid £1 an hour to abduct Our Maddie™? Find out tomorrow only in the Daily Express.
  • Khanivor 26 Feb 2009 14:56:24 40,863 posts
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    Britain was always a racist country. It's sad to see the economic times are exacerbating the situation. Not surprising, and of course going on all around the world, but still, it's depressing. Especially when a supposedly left-leaning government is busily stirring the pot.
  • Articulate-Troll 26 Feb 2009 14:58:15 3,101 posts
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    Yeah, because an article an article in the Daily Express represents the whole country.
  • LeoliansBro 26 Feb 2009 15:00:22 44,429 posts
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    Wait, it doesn't?

    /puts down 'Argos Home Lynching Kit'

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Razz 26 Feb 2009 15:01:57 61,290 posts
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    WHy qould you lynch a house? o_O ;)

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  • PearOfAnguish 26 Feb 2009 15:03:44 7,331 posts
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    It's odd, because I'm sure I saw an article the other day saying how immigration was down and many people were leaving.

    where wages as low as £2 an hour are already undercutting British workers on the national minimum wage of £5.73.

    What jobs are these then? Anybody employing illegal immigrants is not likely to be running a legit business, and if the only work you can find is with a dodgy bloke paying cash in hand, then you have other problems.
  • Razz 26 Feb 2009 15:04:12 61,290 posts
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    They need to do way instain imgrints

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  • malteaserhead 26 Feb 2009 15:10:06 13,444 posts
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    Who kill our jobbs, because these jobs can't firght back?

    Razz wrote:
    WHy qould you lynch a house? o_O ;)
    Built by immigrants, innit
  • belta 26 Feb 2009 15:17:20 306 posts
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    the express has about a year left

    /taps nose
  • Deleted user 26 February 2009 15:19:32
    PearOfAnguish wrote:
    It's odd, because I'm sure I saw an article the other day saying how immigration was down and many people were leaving.

    where wages as low as £2 an hour are already undercutting British workers on the national minimum wage of £5.73.

    What jobs are these then? Anybody employing illegal immigrants is not likely to be running a legit business, and if the only work you can find is with a dodgy bloke paying cash in hand, then you have other problems.
    Apparently that are something like 20 million illegal mexicans working in america. That's a whole underclass with lower legal status working for lower wages, businesses are obviously willing to break the law if it means more profits. Greed tends to win out, unless the penalties become too severe.
  • woodnotes 26 Feb 2009 15:30:57 4,930 posts
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    We know that Britain offers free ­accommodation and food, but we also want to work. We are certain we’ll get to Britain. It’s easy. All we have to do after that is start earning.”

    Those cheeky fuckers.
  • malteaserhead 26 Feb 2009 15:33:00 13,444 posts
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    desperate fuckers ;)
  • PearOfAnguish 26 Feb 2009 15:41:20 7,331 posts
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    woodnotes wrote:
    We know that Britain offers free ­accommodation and food, but we also want to work. We are certain we’ll get to Britain. It’s easy. All we have to do after that is start earning.”

    Those cheeky fuckers.

    That's generous, you're assuming the Express writer didn't just make that up. I figured that when they say they're in France they've actually gone to Pret A Manger with a laptop.
  • Deleted user 26 February 2009 15:46:02


    THE spectre of £1-an-hour foreign workers is coming to haunt recession-hit Britain.

    That is the amount thousands of migrants queueing up to enter the country illegally are prepared to work for rather than having to return home.

    Fucking yes! Finally I get to have servants. \o/
  • chopsen 26 Feb 2009 15:54:50 16,094 posts
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    PearOfAnguish wrote:
    What jobs are these then? Anybody employing illegal immigrants is not likely to be running a legit business, and if the only work you can find is with a dodgy bloke paying cash in hand, then you have other problems.

    Quite.

    A foaf who employs a relative from india as a nanny has to now pay her minimum wage, so these £1/hr job are going to very limited and well dodgy, assuming they exist at all. The article actually says they are willing to work for £1, not that these jobs actually exist.

  • DaM 26 Feb 2009 16:04:57 13,275 posts
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    I read a book about the conditions that Chinese illegal workers endure in the UK.
    The people who organise them (get them the jobs on farms/restaurants etc, the gangmasters) may receive minimum wage for them, but they see very little of that.

    Maybe that's what the £ refers to....

    Is there not going to be a big problem soon with the exodus of Eastern Europeans? They might have to actually force some of the unemployed who turn their nose up at low paid jobs to work to ensure Tescos can still pay the food producers bugger all.


  • Ged42 27 Feb 2009 12:57:55 7,736 posts
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    Does anyone else read that title in a B-Movie trailer voice

    THE INVAAAASION OF THE £1/HOUR MIGRANTS!!!

    Coming to a drive-in near you
  • Retroid Moderator 27 Feb 2009 12:59:47 44,803 posts
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    fanboy_twist wrote:
    www.express.co.uk
    /Joey
  • Popzeus 27 Feb 2009 13:01:57 8,339 posts
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    Adam_T wrote:
    I reckon anyone that links to a story from any newspaper should be shot in the face, and the newspaper headquarters and journalists all be put in the stocks as they are all liars.

    How do you propose to put a headquarters in the stocks?

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  • phAge 27 Feb 2009 13:02:28 24,372 posts
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    Razz wrote:
    They need to do way instain imgrints
    :D
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