Ed Miliband Is Concerned About Immigrant Workers; He Should Also Worry About Large, Wealthy Families And Dwindling Resources
Rick of Flip Chart Fairy Tales has written a very thoughtful piece about Ed Miliband’s recent speech on ‘ordinary’ people’s concerns around so-called immigrant workers. Miliband and Rick are right that this needs to be discussed openly, not least to encourage responsible debate. But I have suggested in a response to Rick’s blogpost that there’s also another dimension to be factored in, viz, population in the demographic sense, and the economic / resource demands especially of large, wealthy indigenous families.
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Posted on June 24, 2012, in Articles Posted On Hilary's Political Website and tagged Demography, Ed Miliband, family size, FlipChartFairyTales, immigration, Jobs, resources, wealth, workforce. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Ed Miliband Is Concerned About Immigrant Workers; He Should Also Worry About Large, Wealthy Families And Dwindling Resources.