In recent years there has been much talk of immigration in relation to the European Union, as within the EU there is freedom of movement between nations. The first of these free movement agreements which included the UK was made in 1973. Some people do not believe that there should be free movement of workers in and out of the UK. In the run up to the Brexit vote in 2016 tensions were particularly high.
This article, ‘Union leader reports Farage poster to police for ‘incitement to racial hatred’’ describes an incident in 2016 when Nigel Farage, leader of UKIP at the time, unveiled a poster which was criticized as being racist and divisive.
Authors: Rowena Mason and Heather Stewart
The Guardian; London (UK), 17 June 2016: 6-7
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