LETTERS: Why has it taken so long for Theresa May to acknowledge immigration problem?

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“It was quite bold of Theresa May at the Conservative conference to come out and finally acknowledge the immigration problem we are living with here in the UK.

But why has it taken so long? People at street level have been talking about this for years.

Then again, it doesn’t affect those high-flying politicians who have no idea of how life really is at street level.

The unfettered mass immigration we have endured over the last 20 years from EU countries and beyond, is now so widespread and precarious that it’s the talking point of friends and strangers alike at the bus stop, the local pub and the supermarket checkout queue.

And the reason why it’s such a hot topic is because it affects so many aspects of our lives, such as the lack of hospital, doctor and dental appointments, housing, places for our kids at school, jobs, crime, social and religious differences to name but a few.

I think immigration has got to the point where even if we stopped one more migrant from entering the UK we will still see many race-related problems down the road.

Anyway, we’ve heard the talk from Ms May, let’s see if she will do the walk.”

Peter Flynn

Hillsborough