He made it clear that the goal of leaving the European Union was not removing immigrants, but rather having tighter control on the number that enter the country.
He said: “We have a problem, we have to freeze the income of people.
Ambassador Jonathan Knott told Polish press that Brexit was a call for controlled immigration
“What the Brexit referendum brought, is not a ban on entering Great Britain. For many years we relied on immigrants visiting, and we still will want to attract them.”
“But not all of them, not all at once. It has to be controlled.”
He added that Brexit was proof the people wanted to control immigration from across the world, not that they were unwelcoming towards migrants.
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He further went on to say the Prime Minister wanted to guarantee everyone the right to stay in the UK, but was waiting for the EU Council to pick up this offer.
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We have a problem, we have to freeze the income of people
Jonathan Knott, UK ambassador in Poland
Mr Knott made it clear “it would be unfair” to remove the Polish immigrants, who have helped shape modern Britain.
The ambassador is set to meet with member of the Polish community from across Britain in two weeks time to deal with issues of race-based violence.
Mr Knott said no immigrants will be made to leave, but rather less would be allowed in after Brexit
He added: “The facts are, that in the summer we dealt with an increase in hate based crimes.”
He did however point out these incidents were not as common anymore, thanks in part to the work of police forces.
According to the ambassador, Brexit was clear message from the British people
Mr Knott also revealed plans for the "Belvedere Forum", a future economic initiative aimed at connecting Britain and Poland.
He said: "Great Britain is the second biggest export market for Poland and we must keep it that way."