Vicar to Roma community unconcerned over benefit tourists

Mon 02 Dec 2013
By Sarah McAllister

A vicar who runs a church for Roma people is insisting Britain has nothing to fear from the opening of the borders to people from Romania and Bulgaria.

From 1st January, they'll be allowed to work here, prompting fears of a large number of people coming to the country.

But Revd Martin Burrell, minister of the church in Luton, told Premier's Inspirational Breakfast those who do come will pay their way. 

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