Another Swedish town going broke supporting migrants who won’t work

Another Swedish town going broke supporting migrants who won’t work
Common scene in Sweden

[Ed. – This can’t be right. Socialism works. Ask any liberal.]

The Swedish municipality of Hässleholm, which took in nearly 3,000 asylum seekers in three years, faces an economic crisis as up to 80 per cent remain on welfare.

Hässleholm City Council chairman Lars Johnsson, a member of the centre-right Moderate Party, said that the Swedish municipality has at least 100 migrants who are illiterate and another 200 with very poor educational backgrounds, saying, “It will in principle be impossible to get them to work,” Kristianstadsbladet reports.

Social assistance costs have drastically increased since 2012, rising from 32 million Swedish krona ($3,259,680/£2,680,320) to 54 million ($5,501,124/£4,523,310) this year. They are predicted to increase by another six million each year.

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The municipality says they put away around 30 million krona to cope with the projected costs but already half of that has been spent.

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