Nod to Farage

I am in full agreement with Nigel Farage’s suggestions that Britain needs a points-based immigration system similar to Australia.

A closer look at the Australian guidelines for entry reveals something that is clearly lacking in Britain.

It states that “entering or remaining in Australia is a privilege, and it is expected that non-citizens are, and have been, law-abiding. Visa holders must also continue to satisfy the character requirement.”

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In the past year we have seen far too many examples of people being allowed entry to Britain without proper checks being done on their criminal past and they have ended up committing violent crimes.

This is unacceptable and desperately needs to be addressed. Too many people coming to Britain from the EU see coming to Britain as a right; it needs to be seen more as a privilege. Well done Nigel Farage for listening to the British people and your common sense approach to this key election issue.

Gordon Kennedy

Simpson Square