UK MIGRANT BACKLOG CONTINUES TO SOAR COSTING THE TAXPAYER MILLIONS – As Government austerity measures continue to squeeze the life from the taxpayer yet more Government incompetence will cost the taxpayer further money and increasingly people are wondering if the black hole of migrants will ever be truly solved.
Yesterday Government figures revealed that the migrant backlog has now increased to 500,000 cases and it is likely to take over 35 years to clear; that’s how ineffective MPs, Ministers and Civil Servants are and clearly shows that this Government that has lost the plot.
It would be easy to blame this debacle on David Cameron however he wasn’t responsible for the madness of taking the doors off of immigration; that award goes to Tony Blair and in his blindsided belief in a multicultural utopia in order to appease the liberals.
Effective Tony Blair all but tore up immigration laws, replaced them with the Borders Act 2007 and the Human Rights Act 1998 which together almost failed to prevent any immigrant entering the country; including the likes of rapists, murderers and of course our favourite the Muslim terrorists.
It was just three months ago that the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee announced that the migrant backlog consisted of 190,000 people and whilst this figure in itself was bad enough it pales in comparison with the new figure of 500,000; which clearly indicates those in charge really haven’t got the slightest idea of what they are doing.
In order to cover its back and save further embarrassment the Government have also announced that the new figure may yet increase and officials are working on getting to the bottom of the situation.
In order to cut costs to immigration the Government also recently announced that it would cut the number of immigration staff by one fifth by 2015. This was met with mixed reactions from the public who feel on one hand it is a good idea to remove those who clearly are unable to control who is coming into Britain while others feel the reduction in staff will only make it easier for illegal immigrants or those with criminal or terrorist intent to get in.
If the Government is serious about cost cuts then it should look within its own departments for it is the civil servants at the top of the tree who are unable to bring the situation under control.
“Given that the previous government admitted four million immigrants and left the immigration system in chaos, it is no surprise that it is not yet fixed.
Nor will it be fixed until the Government takes an entirely different view of the importance of border controls. Given the billions that we throw at Afghanistan and more billions at the aid budget, the amount spent on the border is trivial. This cannot continue.” Sir Andrew Green, Chairman of MigrationWatch
While we now fully realise the damage Tony Blair and his Labour Government did to the UK this does not excuse the Prime Minster, David Cameron, from giving the public his assurances that these, among other crippling issues, would be sorted out only to fail yet again on delivering his campaign pledges.
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