I doubt Tim Baker would know how to mix concrete never mind how to repair it. And patching NEVER looks right and almost always leads to problems later. Wonder if they're still pouring it right up to the rails?
Im probably not the right person to get into an argument about work permits, I'm all for the free movement of people, I've worked in Denmark, Poland, Spain and Canada and my life has definitely been enhanced by working and living with people over here from all around the world.
See the continuing bollocks about Castletown Square for evidence. Fat lazy people DEMAND to be able to park in it despite the overwhelming obviousness of the benefits of closing it for the summer months.