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Quick note: Brexit consequences for IT

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Re: CHange Re:strum

"To attract such people, without any of the side-benefits, we're going to need to pay them a lot more than they could earn elsewhere."

And this is probably the fundamental issue with the EU's freedom of movement - it creates a virtually unlimited supply of well educated labour that prices local, less skilled labour out of the market (or at least consigns them to wages/salaries that remain flat while other costs increase).

The problem with this is that if you ever hold any democratic process to decide if you should stay in the EU, the displaced locals get upset and vote for you to leave the EU...

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