Italian man, 95, resident in UK for 68 years, told to prove it

As racist and stupid as Britain can get


Antonio Finelli, a UK state pension recipient for 32 years, was asked for proof when he applied to stay post-Brexit

A 95-year-old Italian man who has been in the UK for 68 years has been asked to prove he is resident in the country by the Home Office in order to remain after Brexit, despite receiving the state pension for the past 32 years.

Antonio Finelli came to the country in 1952 when he answered an appeal for immigrant labour as part of the reconstruction effort after the second world war ended.

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