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... no wish to get into a slanging match,but as a local,I was for many years involved in my own catering business's,and tourism in general on our island(sucsesfully),but even with the good salary and excelent; and at ease working conditions on offer, the harsh truth was,it was easier trying to get blood out of a stone,than get many of the local workers for the positions on offer,who seemed to prefer spending, their time and money down the local,or getting home for the regular cooked evening meal,then feet up!.. expecting the whole world to owe them a favour,and incredibly many of them, were first in line to moan about "outside" labour,"knicking all our jobs",what a laugh.I say thank heavens for "outside" labour,at least they want to work,and do it professionaly with a smile,but yes, they should stick to their welcome period here.Many shops and eating establishments on the Island are run by "outside" labour,GOOD!cause us locals would soon be moaning, if the local shop, favourite eating house, or local watering hole was closed, cause of the lack of local job seekers. A water tight system does not exist,never will do, but places like Scandinavia and Australia have it almost 100%..On a small island like ours,where everyone knows everyone, any employer, who flouts the law by paying pitance wages,should be hauled accross the coals, and made an example of,simple as that. Get real, sadly the world,including these Island,are going to feel the "pinch" harder and harder,and it's human nature to find ever new ways of "cost cutting",especialy when it comes to labour. When the east block countries entered the EU,(many of which were already on their knees financialy),the desperate and emotional search for a better life was a certainty,and anything they could earn in the so called civilised west,was going to be a fortune, to what they MAY of earn't back home. I certainly,would not cry if i lost my job because of "outside" labour,nor would I stoop low enough to snitch on anyone,never have never will...and maybe those who bleet on all the time about it,should look at their own lives,and see if some give and take is possible,instead of trying to live beyond expectations....and income.