For the First Time in History People Born Abroad Will Be in the Majority in Two Constituencies

James Slack, Daily Mail, January 29, 2015

Two seats will be contested at the General Election where the majority of voters were born overseas.

A record four million people born abroad will be able to vote in May after a decade of mass immigration, a study predicted yesterday.

The figure–up 500,000 since the last election–represents one-tenth of the electorate.

In a historic development, more than half of those eligible to vote in London’s East Ham and Brent North seats were born overseas.

Such voters will make up a third of the electorate in another 25 seats, and at least a quarter in a further 50 constituencies, according to experts at Manchester University.

Their report says those born abroad are likely to hold the balance of power in 20 key constituencies–including 12 Labour marginals, six Tory seats and two held by the Lib Dems.

The country that provides the most foreign-born voters in England and Wales is India, followed by Pakistan, the Republic of Ireland and Bangladesh.

The figures, compiled for the Migrants’ Rights Network, include up to two million immigrants granted British citizenship since 2000.

About 200,000 applications are now approved every year–or one every two-and-a-half minutes.

Large numbers arrived when New Labour was operating an ‘open-door’ immigration policy–a strategy designed, according to Labour adviser Andrew Neather, to ‘rub the Right’s nose in diversity and render their arguments out of date’.

The 3.98million voters born overseas includes up to a million from the Commonwealth who do not have British citizenship.

Recent analysis by MigrationWatch UK, based on the 2011 census, showed there are 960,000 who have the right to vote in England and Wales.

Under arcane rules, citizens of 54 independent sovereign states can register on the electoral roll as long as they have an address in Britain.

In many cases, the arrangements are not reciprocal. Britons are not allowed to vote in Canada, Australia or the three most populous countries in the Commonwealth–India, Pakistan and Nigeria.

In 2008, a report commissioned by the then prime minister Gordon Brown called for changes in the rules to prevent Commonwealth nationals without UK citizenship from voting in general elections.

The report was never acted upon by the Labour Government–nor has the issue been addressed by the Coalition.

MigrationWatch has suggested that ‘one possible reason’ why Labour ignored the report was that minority voters are more likely to support the party.

The Runnymede Trust, an anti-racism organisation, found that 68 per cent of these voters backed Labour in the 2010 election.

The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats received just 16 per cent and 14 per cent of their votes respectively.

The authors of yesterday’s report said that although migrants will not vote as a bloc, patterns suggest they are likely to prefer parties viewed as ‘positive’ about race equality and immigration.

They added that the growing significance of the ‘migrant vote’ is being largely ignored by the main parties.

Co-author Robert Ford told The Guardian: ‘Migrant voters are almost as numerous as current Ukip supporters, but they are widely overlooked and risk being increasingly disaffected by mainstream politics and the fierce rhetoric around immigration caused partly by the rise of Ukip.

‘Britain is more than ever an outward-facing, globalised country with a huge, hardworking, mobile electorate born overseas.

However, the political debate fails to reflect that contemporary reality in any meaningful way.

Ukip have made all the running with the immigration debate in the past few years and we have seen all of the parties looking to offer a harder line on migrants.

‘But there is another side to this debate–millions of hardworking British citizens who came to this country from abroad who find this kind of rhetoric profoundly alienating.

‘If the parties do not respond to that then they face lasting damage as this electorate is only going to become more significant.’

EU citizens are permitted to vote in local elections but not Parliamentary contests. This week, Ukip’s Nigel Farage said they should also be barred from any future referendum on EU membership.

Last night MigrationWatch chairman Lord Green of Deddington said: ‘This report underlines the absurdity of giving the vote in Britain to foreign citizens from Commonwealth countries which do not give the vote to British residents in their own countries.

‘This is an issue which has been ducked for too long. It is not a question of hostility. It is a question of honesty and common sense.’

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  • Luca

    And soon they’ll be voting in Sharia law and mandatory conversion to Islam.

  • LHathaway

    This article is relatively race neutral. What of persons of color who were born in the UK?

  • British whites naively thought they could have massive non-white immigration into their country and the little brown and black people would proudly vote for indigenous British interests (read white interests). Truth is, they will vote for their own interests which no one should be shocked to discover that it will be radically different than what white Brits want.

    The Frog is really boiling in the Kettle right about now.

    • IstvanIN

      British politicians, not the average man in the street.

      • John Smith

        But they are ignored and many are fearful of expressing themselves.

  • dd121

    Dear Brits: the enemies within your gates will soon be telling you how to live. You may not like the narrative.

  • Dave West

    Every prediction made about immigration by race-realists and conservative that British libs have dismissed as racist, xenophobic, or “fear-mongering;” has basically come true.

    1. In the late 1960’s libs berated Enoch Powell for saying the ethic composition of the UK would change. The UK is now 86% white and falling fast, by 2066 it is predicted that he UK will become majority non-white.
    2. Anyone who believed the Muslims would not assimilate was called a racist.

    3. People who warned about the slow rise of shari’ah law within Muslim neighborhoods back in the 1990’s and early 2000’s was basically labeled a conspiracy theorist.
    4. The economic and education gaps between white Brits and Arab/Africans remain after generations on living in the UK.
    5. Rise in crime.

    Remember last week when a Fox News guest was criticized for saying Birmingham was “totally muslim” and libs went on their usual rant about “right-wing fear mongering” and “faux news propaganda.” Then the libs gleamed that Birmingham is only 25% Muslim (and almost 50% non-white), as if the latter was much better. There will come a day in the UK where cities like Birmingham and London will be almost all Muslim/non-white, if trend continue. These recent terrorists attacks have in some cases allowed libtards to prop up Muslims as victims of “discrimination” and “evil propaganda.”

    • John Smith

      Don’t forget that the Tories, like the GOP does today with racial realists, internally censured and repudiated Powell as a sop to leftist-driven public sentiment.

    • David Ashton

      Powell did not actually predict “rivers of blood” but we have had them with Black and Asian riots. At the moment the ethnic vote in a few marginals is not decisive, and if the white majority reacts to future possibilities it need never be. The two main parties try to keep immigration away from the bread, butter, school and hospital issues, while making false and feeble noises about immigration control. The Conservatives expect support from wealthy Hindu or Christian Indians, who have colonized nicer parts of outer London, for example, Woodford and Ilford. There has never been a real electoral choice, any more than with (say) the Kochs in America funding a “socially and racially progressive agenda” for the Republicans. Follow the money in the UK as in the US.

  • pcmustgo

    ughhhhh

  • MekongDelta69

    I usually have an AmRen ‘feel-good’ article of the day/week/month/etc.

    This is my AmRen ‘feel-bad’ article of the day.

  • Andross

    Well, it didn’t take long for the British people to abolish themselves. You have to wonder how things might’ve gone differently if they had ‘stayed out of it’ 100 years ago. That war utterly eviscerated their will as a people to go on. The average brit these days is utterly rootless, helpless (thanks to welfare), and ignorant. They’re too far gone to save, I fear.

    • Cobbett

      ”rootless, helpless and ignorant” You familiar with Britain are you?

    • Northern American-Nationalist

      Tell that to Sweden…

  • John Smith

    The fate of the UK depends on the votes of third-world migrants. Scary.

  • Peter Lamoureux

    It’s sad to see a nation, once a great nation, sowing the seeds of their own destruction, very sad.

  • KenelmDigby

    The Labour Party actually deliberately encouraged this situation in order to ensure an in-built, permanent, automatic parliamentary majority for itself.

    If you are British, and can vote in May’s General Election, then you MUST vote for UKIP.
    You have absolutely no excuse for not doing so.
    If you don’t vote for UKIP and vote for lib, lab or con, then the absolutely appalling result outlined above where a major political party deliberately sells out the nation to aliens to win and keep power for itself will only continue into the future, and in fact will get even more outrageous.

  • I wish I could be upbeat and throw out some positive spinning on the situation here, but alas, I cannot. There is just this depressing inevitability to it. Every institution is riddled with liberalism.

    Despite a historic and fairly consistent 70%+ being against more immigration, nothing ever amasses enough to actually force those views into action. On the other side, we have this kind of ‘self congratulatory’ attitude in society where people pride themselves on their apathy and lack of concern.

    If the vast majority of indigenous British were itching for a real serious change to look after their racial self interests, I’m afraid I have yet to witness signs of it – other than a half hearted drift to UKIP, and most of those will not be thinking racially.

    I have seen a preview for a new TV show here that starts next week, regarding one of Britain’s largest primary school. This appears to be a program about a school that has grown thanks to demographic arrivals and other factors, one which is general pandemonium, stretched, and dealing with almost every race under the sun as well as 60 languages.

    You may expect, in a sane society, that such a scenario would be seen as a disaster. Quite the contrary it seems. From the previews it is all about how rewarding and ‘challenging’ it is, how it can be tough going but all so worthwhile. The children seem to love it, but of course, they know of nothing else, so their vantage point is biased.

    Egalitarianism still reigns supreme. The pride with which people parade their “open mindedness” to anything and everything, the glib attitudes of “live and let live”, the immigration attitudes of “it is good for humans to be able to move around” are nauseatingly simple minded, short sighted and an absolving of taking ANY responsibility for what happens in the future.

    The increasing interactivity with these people, as demographics of these people expand to nearly 20% of England and Wales, plays on white guilt and white senses of fairness terribly. Nobody wants to be critical of their work colleagues, friends of their friends, extended family.

    After all, many of them are indeed good people and in some cases nicer than our own, thanks to the liberal rotting of our own people. Who are people really going to choose to side with? The drug addicted welfare bum who is self admittedly lazy and living a feckless life, or the middle-class Pakistani doctor who always has a pleasant smile and a more wholesome family?

    So when you add it all up, the whole media pressure, the whole school systems and indoctrination, the egalitarianism and the half-hearted flocking to UKIP etc, coupled with the 20% figure and the birth rates, etc, the signs are not good at all.

    There are indeed signs of something bubbling. I see more and more comments from ordinary people that Enoch was right, that they are against all this immigration, particularly the Muslim kind….but whether it will ever amount to anything has yet to be seen.

    The time for ruthlessness and staunch interests for white British people is knocking, loudly. Yet I am not sure they have either the education, principles or the stomach for it.

    • IstvanIN

      After all, many of them are indeed good people and in some cases nicer than our own, thanks to the liberal rotting of our own people. Who are people really going to choose to side with? The drug addicted welfare bum who is self admittedly lazy and living a feckless life, or the middle-class Pakistani doctor who always has a pleasant smile and a more wholesome family?
      The bums and crooks are still part of our extended racial family, like them or not. The Pakistani can never be. And with every “good” Pakistani there are twice as many bad and useless Pakis. We have an obligation to our own failures, but not to theirs.

      • I know that my friend, and I agree. The raised point is regarding the masses of people out there who are not racially aware and are embedded into the prevailing orthodoxies.

        Throughout their daily lives, via their egalitarianism, they will be making judgements which are not racial and for the long term, but what are for ‘one to one basis’ in the short term.

        Let us say a white relative worked in an opticians. The other staff include an African and three Pakistanis. They all get along happily enough in the store. They have a laugh, discuss this and that, trivialities and surface current affairs etc. They are all middle class or aspiring to be, all polite and decent people.

        In comes a foul mouthed white customer, obviously hindered by drugs or drink. Their child is running around and at risk of wrecking the place. Whilst trying to be seen for new glasses, they start a conversation and start commenting on those “f-ing blacks, f-ing Asians and Muslims” in some really coarse way that makes them embarrassed as it is earshot of the other staff.

        Later that day, somebody comes in representing the British National Party or some other “anti-immigration” party or group, to see if they can leave some flyers in the window.

        What are the white staff going to be swayed to do? To turn on their work colleagues, to feel snide and ‘double cross’ them (with a two-faced nature), or are they going to feel affinity towards them and seek to ‘protect’ them from the rough kinds of people that came into the shop earlier?

        It doesn’t matter whether we like it or not, people are making their decisions about the future of this country on the basis of ‘how they find people to be’ and ‘which is better to deal with’ in the here and now – and other such ‘personal’ ways.

        I just think it is an important drag factor that is ever more becoming part of so much inaction and disinterest out there.

        Of course, in my ideal world I would be seeking to make our own kind better, raise them up out of the doldrums, looking after our own for millennia to come whilst making gradual changes to halt and remove the trends of dispossession…… but we are unfortunately where we are.

  • IstvanIN

    It isn’t a crime already?

    • LHathaway

      We certainly read about a politician in England being sacked for saying, ‘Enoch was right’.

      It should be glaringly obvious, Enoch Powell was right – 100 percent.

  • The Worlds Scapegoat

    Well look on the bright side. They aren’t speaking German.

    .

    • Ella

      Be careful what you wish for.

  • MartelsGhost

    This whole thing reminds me of the comic book character Venom from the Spider Man series.

    Churchill dipped his toe into an alien symbiote and now his once proud country is all but completely swallowed up………………………….

  • Speedy Steve

    My my. How the Limeys have tumbled since they once controlled Africa. I’ll quote Winston Churchill’s book The River War:
    “How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic apathy. The effects are apparent in many countries. Improvident habits, slovenly systems of agriculture, sluggish methods of commerce, and insecurity of property exist wherever the followers of the Prophet rule or live. A degraded sensualism deprives this life of its grace and refinement; the next of its dignity and sanctity. The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his absolute property – either as a child, a wife, or a concubine – must delay the final extinction of slavery until the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great power among men. Thousands become the brave and loyal soldiers of the Queen: all know how to die: but the influence of the religion paralyses the social development of those who follow it. No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytizing faith. It has already spread throughout Central Africa, raising fearless warriors at every step; and were it not that Christianity is sheltered in the strong arms of science, the science against which it had vainly struggled, the civilisation of modern Europe might fall, as fell the civilisation of ancient Rome.[5]:248–250 ”
    About the British attitude to war:

    “ ..there are many people in England, and perhaps elsewhere, who seem to be unable to contemplate military operations for clear political objects, unless they can cajole themselves into the belief that their enemy are utterly and hopelessly vile. To this end the Dervishes, from the Mahdi and the Khalifa downwards, have been loaded with every variety of abuse and charged with all conceivable crimes. This may be very comforting to philanthropic persons at home; but when an army in the field becomes imbued with the idea that the enemy are vermin who cumber the earth, instances of barbarity may easily be the outcome. This unmeasured condemnation is moreover as unjust as it is dangerous and unnecessary… We are told that the British and Egyptian armies entered Omdurman to free the people from the Khalifa’s yoke. Never were rescuers more unwelcome.[2]:132[5]:394-395

    If you’ve read this far and want some fun, then cut and paste the first quote on facebook and see how quickly it gets deleted by Katzenburg’s Turd World employees.

  • Cobbett

    The mutineers were defeated. We knew how to put up a fight in those days. Who knows what the future will bring.