Open Europe Blog

Archives for welfare

A bigger threat to the EU than the UK’s ‘right to reside test’?The Barroso Commission’s term is rapidly coming to an end and Viviane Reding and Laszlo Andor are neck and neck in a pulsating contest for who will claim the wooden spoon – the award for wo…

Posted by Open Europe blog team

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…

Posted by Open Europe blog team