Ever been to Scotland?
Of course. It is about as exciting as visiting an elderly care home in the dead of winter.
You do talk some bull.
No I talk facts so do try your hardest to follow along since I realize that facts are too difficult and definiently too inconvenient for so-called "progressives" like yourself to accept.
The economy is diverse.
Far from it. Two points. First, I said previously that its economy isn't as robust as its neighbor to the south. Indeed, compare Scotland's GDP of $216 billion USD to the UK as a whole which is at $2.7 trillion USD. So Scotland is a mere 8% of the UK economy. Second, Scotland's economy falls into mainly four sectors: mining, construction, manufacturing and services and the vast majority of jobs are in the last category. So as I stated Scotland has not been an attraction for migrants. Honestly, how many migrants are beating a path to the Scottish highlands in the hopes of landing a job at a fish and chip shop in far flung Thurso?
As a result, Scotland is massively popular with Polish families,
Not true at all. Go and do a quick search of the numbers. The Polish-born population residing in the UK at the moment is around 800,000. How many of these chose Scotland? Only 55,000. That's less than 7%. And overall immigrant numbers reflect roughly the same with Scotland's share being between 5-6% of the total who have settled in the UK from other parts of the world.
So for you a statistical drop in the ocean of at most 7% settlement rate is proof of Scotland being "massively popular" with immigrants but for sober, educated people it isn't. What this tiny percentage does prove is that Scotland voted in favor to remain in the EU because they haven't felt the full brunt of one of the major planks of the referendum; i.e., uncontrolled immigration.
But keep on with the ignorant posts Bieganski.
And here I thought a page had turned and ad hominem attacks were no longer being the go-to face-saving move used by PF members who couldn't defend their positions with facts and civility. Wasn't the early Brexit of your ringleader only a few weeks ago enough of a warning to you and your fellow Brits on the need to comport yourselves properly here on the forum?
Happy Independence Day by the way.