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We flagged up last week that the debate on EU migrants’ access to benefits was kicking off in Denmark – potentially leading to a row with the European Commission.New figures have been unveiled that will do little to assuage political tensions. Acc…

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The Government has today announced the details of the “minimum earnings threshold” that will be applied from 1 March to EU migrants seeking to claim certain benefits in the UK. The plan was first outlined in David Cameron’s FT article last year, a…

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Viviane RedingIn a few weeks time, the transitional restrictions on citizens from Bulgaria and Romania gaining full access to all EU member states’ labour markets will expire. As we have covered in our press summaries and on our blog, it…

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No one picking up a UK paper will have failed to notice that there is some concern over EU migration on the British isles, with the debate being triggered by the end of so-called “transitional controls” for Romanian and Bulgarian workers (the countries…

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