OVER THE LAST TWO DECADES, one of Wisbech's most ardent campaigners has been Victoria Gillick. Here is PART THREE of her report on the effects of immigration on Wisbech.
I make no claim over the accuracy of the statistics, and I neither endorse or refute her personal conclusions. The report is long and detailed, so it will be published in sections over the next week or so. I have put statistical information in blue font. The remainder are Mrs Gillick's own views. YOUR VIEWS ARE WELCOME, both for and against, and you can make them known via the contact form at the bottom of the blog, or via Twitter - https://twitter.com/wisbechevenmore
But what a generous honey-pot the MIF was, with any number of bureaucratic fingers dipping into taxpayer's pockets for projects in Cambridgeshire and Fenland, none of which incidentally brought any "benefits to the settled community". Here's how £1.343 million was spent from the Fund. 11
CAMBRIDGESHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL (2009-10)
To help Police/Health services with emergency accommodation and casework support.......£370,025
CAMBRIDGESHIRE POLICE (2009-10)
To recruit multi-disciplinary staff to address pressures on services and families...£193,500