There are very few books about Poland written by English-speakers and fewer still travelogues. Ben Aitken has recently launched his account of a year in Poland, entitled ‘A Chip Shop in Poznan.’ Engaging, easy to read and at times bittersweet, the book captures the story of an unlikely immigrant - a British person prepared to work in a low-paid, low skilled work. Where else would a Brit end up that in a Fish and Chip Shop in Poznań?
In 2017, Polish authorities issued the most residence permits for immigrants of all the EU countries - nearly 700,000 - according to Eurostat data. Most of them were granted to Ukranians.
Strategies for good EU intergration discussed