Geography: Poland to uk

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Pull: in 2004 what did the UK allow?
Unlimited migration from the EU
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Pull: The UK had more ____ and ______ _____
More work and higher wages
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Pull: What was there a big demand for?
Tradesmen such as plumbers
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Pull: The pound was worth a lot of Polish money, what did this mean?
Exchange rate was good - polish people could send money home
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Push: employment in Poland was...?
High - 19%
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Push: The average wage was...?
Lower than the average - just 1/3 of the average European wage
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Push: housing shortages meant?
There were only 300 homes for every 1000 people
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Impacts for UK: Economic: what was a negative effect from the migration?
It boosted the economy, however money was sent back to Poland
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Economic: what was a benefit Poland bought to UK?
Polish goods, polish workers pay taxes
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Social: what was a social impact?
Many people were unhappy about the number of immigrants
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Political: what was a change made in the UK by politicians?
They changed the policy of allowing unlimited people into the UK
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Economic: what did the polish do?
Sent £3 billion back home
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Social: what the result of young people moving to UK cause?
And ageing population.
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Management of immigration: what did the UK do?
Still allowed immigration, however they needed to register under the 'worker registration' scheme
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Management: how else did they tighten the law?
Tightened immigration for people from other countries in the EU
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Pull: The UK had more ____ and ______ _____

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More work and higher wages

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Pull: The pound was worth a lot of Polish money, what did this mean?

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Push: employment in Poland was...?

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