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EU migrants would wait two years for jobless benefits, Labour says

EU migrants would have to wait two years before claiming out of work benefits, under new Labour Party plans.

They currently have to wait for three months to apply for income-based jobseeker's allowance.

Shadow work and pensions secretary Rachel Reeves also wants to end child benefit being sent abroad and to curb in-work benefits paid to EU migrants.

Ben Wright reports.

  • 18 Nov 2014
  • From the section UK
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