We can’t take everybody in

I repeat some of the sentiments of my last letter and add a some new ones.

The history of the word refugee has no relevance when we are talking about the present migrant crisis, the large percentage of these migrants are economic migrants not refugees so please stop mixing the two up it does not help anybody.

Where we have freedom of speech in this country I feel local councillors should dedicate there time to local matters like, the filthy state of our streets and the other cuts in local services and stop offering council tax payers money to help support economic migrants that will inevitably drive the wages locally down.

Perhaps they should be reminded local people voted for them not migrants, and they, if like me speak to many local people they would find that the one thing local people are concerned about is the town being a dumping ground again, a bit like it was used when care in the community came into being and many London boroughs bumped their unwanted people into the town.

We have only just started to pull through that crisis, I for one don’t want to start again.

Let some of the richer boroughs in the country take these migrants if we must have them at all.

I note that the Green Party have joined in this debate, where their views are welcome, the election results prove they only speak for a very few people.

One last point I would like to make is that anybody that invites migrants into the country has blood on their hands as without this hope these migrants would not go to the unscrupulous traffickers in the hope of relocation, so stop pretending we can take everybody in and they will stop coming and lives will be saved

Graham Bisson

Vale Road

St Leonards

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