You can tell there’s an election in the air when party leaders of all persuasions start to dust off their own particular brand of xenophobia in an attempt to pander to the less attractive neuroses of middle England. David Cameron’s pledge to reduce net migration to the UK to “acceptable levels” may strike a chord with the readership of the Daily Mail, but like so many blatant electioneering policies, it is largely unworkable, naïve and ultimately counterproductive. See also: What do you […]
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