Wednesday, 28 December 2011
Does anyone else find this a bit odd?
UK prepares emergency measures for euro collapse to prevent an influx of people and money
*Value of the Pound could surge if euro fails
*Britain's borders could be temporarily sealed against economic refugees
*Many experts believe the 17-member currency cannot survive the coming year
*Rich individuals from Greece and Portugal are already moving money into UK
Ministers are considering draconian plans to prevent a flood of money and people heading to Britain from Europe if the ailing single currency collapses.
Experts fear that the collapse of the euro would lead to the widespread movement of both people and money – with potentially damaging consequences for Britain if left unchecked. The Treasury has drawn up contingency plans to prevent investors shifting huge sums of cash from the Eurozone to Britain. Full article: Daily Mail
For decades this country has welcomed millions of penniless Third World and totally inassimilable immigrants to Britain, but now there is a possibility that comparatively wealthy Europeans may wish to shelter the European storm in Britain should the Euro disintegrate there is this talk of sealing borders and preventing wealthy people from bringing money into Britain. It is totally bonkers or am I missing something? Tameside Citizen