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Imagine what it would be like to have your country invaded by hundreds of thousands of people from a different culture, with different values, who sometimes do not even speak the same language as you. These people have usually come to live near you, not because they want to live like you, but because they want to improve their standard of living, which may already be higher than yours. Eight million British people have experienced just such an invasion over the last 20 years: these people live in Scotland and Wales-and the immigrants have been the English.

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