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Who will replace the EU immigrant workers after Britain leaves the EU? It’s an interesting question that many in the UK and Europe are now asking themselves. Who will work on the farms, factories, or hospitals, or even, in the pubs, restaurants and cafes, after Britain leaves the EU? Before you answer that, ask yourselves, who did it before the 1st June 2004? One answer is, many young people from the top five commonwealth countries did some of these jobs. Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Canada and the UK, up till 2008, had a reciprocal agreement, whereby, they could live and work in each other’s countries, for up to two years.
Roleplay: In groups. One of you is the interviewer. The others are one of the following people. You are in the Discussion FM radio studio in London. Today’s interview is about: Who will replace the EU immigrant workers after Britain leaves the EU? 1) Someone from the Africa/Middle East. 2) Someone from the UK. 3) Someone from Asia/Americas. 4) Someone from the EU. -- Discussion: 1) Will EU students stop studying at universities in the UK after BREXIT? 2) Will the UK see a net reduction after BREXIT of EU citizens working in the UK? 3) Will the Commonwealth emerge as the winner from Britain leaving the EU? 4) Will future immigrant workers to the UK come from emerging markets like China, Brazil and Russia?