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Plus ça change and all that?


Sir, I was interested to read that Wimpey is importing European workers (News, February 24).

When I worked for Wimpey, the name stood for 'We Import More Paddies Every Year'.

Now it appears to have changed to 'Poles'.

James Rop, by email