It sticks in my throat that a British citizen who's paid his N.I and his taxes all his life has to pay a surcharge for his foreign wife (who probably gets a job soon after arriving) whilst these oiks do not and most likely never will, pay in to our sytem.
I am not quite as naive as the government - no way will I ever believe that the 1st generation couldn't find a job ever, in their entire life - let alone the 2nd and 3rd generations.
Yes, its a fact - it was on the news last year. There are now families in Leeds where 3 generations have never worked. Well, not done work that they've declared anyway.
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