Scarlet Mcsweeny
Scarlet Mcsweeny voted up DS narfolk's answer

I think the UK, and especially London, has historically always welcomed people from other countries, albeit with periods of adjustment - the Dutch were once considered migrants and incomers when the wool trade was thriving many hundreds of years ago!

As with any city/country this is not always been totally accepting or peaceful, but in … Read more

Scarlet Mcsweeny
Scarlet Mcsweeny voted up Didge Doo's answer

Given that the City of London is virtually another city, I guess that's possible.

I can't speak about England but the influx of migrants -- particularly from Asia -- has had two effects. It has widened our perspectives and our acceptance of other people (Oz was very racist when I was growing up) but it … Read more