From an absolutely authentic source (March 2nd): two men come to a dental surgery, one in pain. He cannot speak a word of English so is accompanied by a translator. Regular appointments are shifted back and the patient is treated. However, his translator claims that the patient is on Job Seeker’s allowance, so doesn’t have to pay – nor does he volunteer to pay.
- Why are foreign nationals still not being charged for NHS treatment by invoicing either the patient himself or his own national health service?
- Why is someone who cannot speak a word of English, put on Job Seeker’s Allowance when he has no chance of a job? Why are job-seekers not issued with a JSA certificate?
- When is all this foreign abuse of British public services going to stop?
Only when Britain leaves the EU, and even then we shall have to watch our negotiators like a hawk to see that they don’t give way to East European pressure again.