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Following David Cameron’s speech on immigration, much has been made of his comments that the package of measures he proposed to reform EU free movement would require treaty change.In some cases, the speech was ambiguous about what exactly was being pro…

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Polish Europe Minister Rafał Trzaskowski’s comments on Monday’s Newsnight, where he said David Cameron’s plans to stop EU migrants from claiming benefits for the first four years after they arrive in Britain would be a “red line” for Warsaw, were wi…

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As we’ve said on many occasions, it is not only the UK that is having problems reconciling EU free movement with maintaining control over national welfare systems; Germany has recently tightened up its own domestic rules recently and the country also f…

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