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EU Benefit Claimants

Volume 453: debated on Monday 20 November 2006

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many workers from the new member states of the EU are claiming benefit in the UK for families living in their home countries. (100883)

A quarterly report, last produced on 22 August 2006 by the Home Office, Department for Work and Pensions, HM Revenue and Customs and Department for Communities and Local Government is published on the Home Office immigration and nationality directorate’s website, http://www.ind.home office.gov.uk/aboutus/reports/accession_monitoring_ report, and provides detailed information including the number of workers from the new member states of the EU who are claiming child benefit.