Recent announcements of all time profits for Tesco needs to linked to the Immigration debate, especially in regards to Polish Immigration and EU expansion. Tesco has been a huge retail player in Poland since 1995 having over 100 stores with plans to open a further 39 stores this financial year. This means that the company will repatriate millions of profits from Poland that constantly boosts the British Economy contributing to this government’s record levels of investment in schools, hospitals and public services. All services that the right wing press attack the “Poles” for milking.
If capital and multinational companies can move with such ease, we have to be making the case for people having the same privileges . Social mobility on a European scale must continue to be a challenge for the EU and its governors, making clear that protectionist policies imposed by some of our neighbours are regressive and mean that the majority of European people do not benefit on any where near the same scale as business .