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David Cameron 'to toughen' European migrants' benefits rules

Europeans will have to prove they are "genuinely seeking employment" to claim UK jobless benefits for more than six months, David Cameron has said.

The prime minister said it was among measures to ensure people came to the UK "for the right reasons" after the UK became a "soft touch" under Labour.

Number 10 was unable to say how many people the changes would affect.

Labour warned against overblown rhetoric and said there were already rules in place to tackle abuses.

James Landale reports.

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