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Jobseeker's Allowance: Foreign Workers

Volume 475: debated on Friday 9 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the effect of numbers of migrant workers from other EU member states on the number of claimants of job seeker's allowance since 2004. (197379)

DWP has published research at:

http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5A/VP29.pdf

and also in the Library, which shows that migration from the EU accession countries has not had a significant impact on claimant unemployment.