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The saddest part is that this will be the very same, most vulnerable, disenfranchised people in Britain who will be suffering most of the consequences of the Brexit. Reuse the £350m of EU contributions to fund the NHS? Ah!

Leave campaign rows back on key immigration and NHS pledges | Politics | The Guardian

But within hours of the result on Friday morning, the Ukip leader, Nigel Farage, had distanced himself from the claim that £350m of EU contributions could instead be spent on the NHS, while the Tory MEP Daniel Hannan said free movement could result in similar levels of immigration after Brexit.

Hannan said: "Frankly, if people watching think that they have voted and there is now going to be zero immigration from the EU, they are going to be disappointed."

His comments came after the leave camp made voters' concerns about the impact of immigration on jobs, infrastructure and the NHS a key part of their campaigning.

by Bernard (bernard) on Sat Jun 25th, 2016 at 12:26:28 PM EST
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