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Absolutely agree with Graham Bisson’s letter on the refugee crisis in last week’s Observer.

He raised so many valid and important issues, that a lot of people don’t seem to care about.

The trouble with this kind of situation is that many people are letting their hearts rule their heads and it’s obvious to anybody that the majority of these so called war refugees are economic migrants and an alarming number are young, single men and we now read from EU sources that four out of every five don’t even come from Syria!

The present government are also spot on, to only take those Syrian refugees from the Lebanon and Jordanian refugee camps and only those that have been vetted by the UN on the ground there, to make sure they really are refugees and their intentions are legitimate.

When will the EU learn that open borders will never work?

I would also like to add regarding James Bacon’s comments on Jeremy Corbyn’s election to the leadership of the Labour Party: the only times awaiting the history of the Labour Party is years in the political wilderness while he and his lefty cronies remain in charge.

They certainly won’t be exciting.

Thank heavens he will never become prime minister and hopefully those right-minded Labour MPs will soon get rid of him.

The Labour Party were well beaten less than six months ago in the general election because of their record and stance on Europe, the economy, our national security, migration and because most people thought the party was lurching too much to the left in politics.

Well the party has gone so far left now it’s going round in circles, the same as it’s policies will, with no sense of direction.

Ray Walter

Eisenhower Drive

St Leonards

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