Department for Work and Pensions Benefits entitlement website.(Department for Work and Pensions/jwp1858)
Department for Work and Pensions Benefits entitlement website.
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EU Takes UK to Court Over Welfare System

June 2, 2013  •  From
Is the EU trying to make itself more unpopular in Britain?

The European Commission has announced it is taking the United Kingdom to the EU’s Court of Justice, claiming its welfare system breaks European Union law by not being generous enough to European immigrants.

In Britain, the concern is the exact opposite—many believe the UK is too generous. The British public’s two biggest problems with the EU are immigration and loss of sovereignty. It’s hard to think of anything else the Commission could do to make the EU more unpopular in Britain.

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