Immigration Minister Phil Woolas has confessed that Parliament was wrong in estimating that just 5,000 East Europeans would migrate to the UK after the EU opened its borders between the A8 nations in 2004.
In actual fact, around 120,000 have come every year since according to The Daily Star, which predictably isn't very happy about it despite the fact that economists, who generally know a lot more about this sort of thing than third-rate red top journalists do, say that immigration tends to lead to economic growth.
Lucky you were wrong though, eh Phil? Without all those extra tax-payers, how would we ever have afforded all those MP expenses claims, like the stuff you apparently had and we paid for? Yet another reason to thank a Pole today.