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1

What is a remittance?

Sending money back home to your family

2

What countries are part of A8

Estonia
Latvia
Lithuania
Poland
Slovakia
Czech Republic
Hungary
Slovenia

3

What percentage of people are unemployed in Slough?

18.2%

4

How many migrants are in Slough?

10,000

5

What are the disadvantages of more migrants?

Increased pressure on health, education and housing

6

How much does each child in education cost the local council?

£5,500 per year

7

How much money was given to fund 13,000 new pupils?

£70m

8

What are the social advantages of migrants in Slough?

Promotes tolerance of different groups and connects them together.

9

What are the economic advantages of migrants in Slough?

Polish have contributed 3 times the cost
There is a more skilled and qualified workforce

10

How have migrants aided the population demographic?

They are having more children which helps with the ageing population problem.

11

What are the economic costs of migration for the source country?

Loss of tax revenue
Young migrants increases the dependency ratio
Brain drain

12

What are the social costs of migration for the source country?

Loss of culture
Families are separated- impacts mental health

13

Definition of an oligarch

Business owners who acquired commodity firms in post- soviet Russia

14

What percentage does Russian international investments account for in London?

0.5%