‘Old-fashioned Britain gone’: Most Brits unhappy at home, consider emigrating
RT | November 02, 2012
A new survey has found many middle-class UK families want to emigrate as Britain can no longer offer them a good quality of life. Almost two in three families surveyed want to emigrate due to the economy, weather and a loss of national pride.
The research titled ‘When the British built Adelaide they wanted to build a better Britain’ was conducted by Huddersfield University which polled 1,000 British families.
“The British weather was named as the number one reason to leave the UK (59%), followed by economic downturn (49%), expensive housing (43%), bad manners (35%) and a loss of community spirit and neighbourliness (33%) in British society,” reads the report RT obtained from Huddersfield University.
With the economic downturn Britain’s living standards have been declining as household bills rise such as fuel, mortgage, and food prices. …