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When did Poland and other Eastern European countries join the EU?

2004

1

How many eastern European migrants immigrated to the UK?

600,000, the majority of them being Polish

2

How many times is a person income in the UK bigger then it was in Poland?

5 times

3

How many times was a person cost of living bigger in the UK then it was in Poland?

2 times

4

What positive effect did the polish migrants have on the UK?

increased birth rate and the economic population (taxes)

Polish workers are returning home as job opportunities arise and bring back skills they picked up in the UK, which could held improve Poland in the future.

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What are the problems with polish migrants?

Some work for the informal economy (cash in hand)

They also use UK health and education services which adds to government costs

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