http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7605455.stm So, IT types from India - no longer allowed to cut-in with Â£200 a day to do job a Brit would do for Â£500 a day. Philipino cleaners - no demand by care-home owners to pay Â£8.80 an hour. So they'll need to go local. So the long-term unemployed will have more available work. Is that correct? We'll still have competition from Saffers, Aussies and Kiwis (with most of whom I thoroughly enjoy working) but as a rule they don't undercut the idigenious pop. Good stuff say I! Edited to add: After reading the article again, it's clear that's it's just an Advisory Ctte. so not definite to go on the books.