Bill Sykes' Newsletter
An ex-Brit gives his views - (without
fear or favor) - of the American Scene
- "An integrated society" - A controversial subject?
our annual visits to UK we have observed what appears
to us to be a rapidly deteriorating national identity
of the British people. The people of Britain appear
to becoming an alarming mixture of various nationalities
who are not the cohesive workforce that the British Government
would like to have us believe but more of a segregated
mish-mash of foreign entities who have migrated into
localised ghettoes and instead of becoming integrated
citizens of Britain are retaining their own particular
customs, identity, and mode of dress. May I suggest that
it is the duty of each and every immigrant to assimilate
into a new culture and make any and all the necessary
changes in order to be accepted as a new citizen in the
country to which they have emigrated, and certainly not
British industry has been provided with the cheap
labour, that the economists stated that Britain required,
by the introduction of a foreign labour force who in
the beginning took the lower paying jobs that the British
workers apparently would not tackle.
In my opinion the
new workforce in many cases have diluted the personality
of British society by the introduction of certain problems
in the areas of hygiene, potential health conditions,
overcrowded housing, and lowered educational standards.
In many cases this could be due to language barriers and a desire to retain
local customs and their own particular national identity, and on top of that
they have congregated in localized areas nationwide which in certain instances
have become "no-go" communities where the local people who once
resided in those areas are now warned to enter at their own peril.
So, has integration, (as toted by the British Government
as being a huge success), been accomplished? In my opinion,
far from it, I would suggest that in many towns and
cities segregation is a more appropriate word for the
current situation than integration.
I have said a number of times in previous newsletters that in my opinion the
people of the UK would, if the current situation of mass immigration into the
country continues, for good or for bad, could become a coloured race within
the next fifty plus years.
From what we saw during our recent visit this year
that dateline may be rapidly diminishing in a downward
spiral due to the legal and illegal entry into Britain
by hordes of foreign nationals seeking opportunistic
rewards of a better life by taking full advantage of
the British socialist give-away programs, which in my
view are placing a very heavy and unsustainable financial
burden upon the middle class British citizens. The mass
of immigrants entering Britain may have provided cheap
labour, that many of the leading economists stated was
a growing necessity in the world markets, but it has
come with a price which in my estimation is lowering
the standards of the British way of life and unfortunately
placing a once great nation in the precarious position
of attaining a designation as a third world country.
I’m very much aware that a number of the immigrants arriving in Britain
are highly intelligent beings with excellent educational qualifications but
the ratio of this type of person to the lower echelon cheap labour leaves a
lot to be desired.
Late breaking news: Dateline 15th July 2005.
British Home Secretary, Charles Clarke, has discussed
with European Ministers the setting up of joint charter
flights, (already dubbed "Migrant Air" by
the national press), upon which illegal immigrants located
in Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain will be
returned to the countries of their origin.
for establishing an air charter company is that the commercial
aircraft companies balk at accepting deportees who are
seen as a security risk.
Can one say that it’s about time that some action
was taken - well done Mr. Home Secretary.
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