In-work Benefit Restrictions And Eu Migrants To The Uk

Most family units headed by recent EU migrants do not have any dependent children whether they are single or in couples, according to a report issued by Migration Watch UK.

This means that even in low-paying jobs they are not entitled to large amounts of benefits, and thus an ’emergency brake’ on in-work benefits is unlikely to have any significant effect on levels of migration when the primary draw is likely to the availability of employment in the UK.

To read the full report, click here.

2nd February 2016 - Employment, European Union, Policy, Welfare Benefits

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