Skip to comments.Swedish Municipality That Took Too Many Migrants Faces Bankruptcy
Posted on 01/12/2020 9:23:30 AM PST by grundle
The Swedish municipality of Bengtsfors has petitioned the national government for aid due to massive costs incurred taking in more migrants than the municipality could afford.
Local Moderate Party politician Stig Bertilsson said the multi-page letter was clear in identifying the cause of the budget deficit as being related to the large number of new Swedes taken in and requested aid to cover the costs, SVT reports.
Costs in municipalities that have received new arrivals have continued to be substantial even when government revenues have stopped. This creates a large negative hole in the municipal cash register, Bertilsson said.
When asked about tax revenues from new migrants that could bridge the deficit gap, Bertilsson said that in the long run he hoped there would be a rise in revenues but so far there has not been one, adding that the Swedish labour market has a long way to go.
Unemployment figures for migrants in Sweden are in fact much higher than those for native Swedes, with a report last summer showing a 19.9 per cent unemployment rate for migrants compared to just 3.6 per cent for natives.
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New Swedes my Aunt Fannie.
Now that’s funny!
When you give away stuff, you don’t have it any more.
Sounds like what they really need is more immigrants! Double down, Sweden! That'll work!
Too many of them on welfare?
That’s probably what they will do.
I agree. The comment does sound like humor, satire, or sarcasm, but it probably exactly what will happen.
I believe that might be Swedish for California.
And I’ll bet they didn’t even require that these invaders be sterilized before they could receive all the free stuff.
LOL - live and learn...
“...the cause of the budget deficit as being related to the large number of new Swedes
BS..they can’t make a “new Swede” anymore than they can make a boy into a girl. So they’ll reelect the same filthy politicians.
That was funny!! Thanks for the laugh.
Whoa...didn’t see this one coming.
Color me shocked!
Get woke, go broke.
What did they expect?
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