One of their few political trump cards was the controversial issue of immigration. However, in recent days, they had been bitten on the bum over the status of people who arrived in the United Kingdom from the West Indies on the Empire Windrush ship after World War II.
On the national day of action, entitled One Day Without Us, a short video on what Britain would lose if foreigners were asked to leave the country over Brexit.
What is very frustrating is that despite the huge contribution foreigners have given to Britain throughout history, we continue to treat them with disrespect and sometimes downright hostility (unless they’re rich).
So, I have an idea- why don’t the government set up a fund for allowing all foreigners to the chance to leave Britain to go and live where they will be appreciated. Then we will soon see how the country will (not be able to) cope without them.