Migrant workers in the UK send £8billion home to families every year

MIGRANT workers in the UK are sending home billions of pounds every year to support their families, according to a United Nations report, making Britain one of the top countries in the world for the payments.

About £8billion is sent to family members outside the UK every year, the report from the UN’s education agency revealed.

The UK is one of the top 10 countries for overseas workers sending money home, with Nigeria, India and Pakistan the three biggest recipients.

And hundreds of millions are also sent to Poland, China, Kenya, Philippines, Bangladesh and Ghana every year.

Manos Antoninis, director of the Global Education Monitoring report, insisted payments are a...
source: Express

2018-11-20 15:29
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