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The Case of Romanians' 'Benefit Tourism' Is a Myth

Dr Ion Jinga | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Ion Jinga

The reality is that in the case of Romanians 'benefit tourism' is a myth because from 5.7million working age benefit claimants in the UK last year, only 1,740 were Romanians, which represents 0.03% of the total claimants, or 1.45% of the Romanian community in Britain. To compare, the percentage of working age benefit claimants for the whole UK population is 9.5%.

Will British Manufacturing Lose Out To China?

PA | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK

Britain risks losing thousands of skilled manufacturing jobs to countries like China, Japan and Brazil unless the Government takes on a more ambitious...

Government Supplier 'Flies Spaniards In For UK Work'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

Hundreds of foreign workers are being put up in student halls of residence in Birmingham while they carry out repair work on the city’s tunnels. ...

Thousands Of British Jobs Advertised Across EU

PA | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK

More than 800,000 British jobs are being advertised to foreign workers across the European Union on a website funded by the European Commission. Th...

‘Do Your Duty And Hire Brits'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 26.07.2013 | UK Politics

British businesses have a “duty” to take on local young people rather than the “easy option” of hiring foreign workers, a government minister ...

George Osborne Vows To Stick To Deficit Reduction Plan Despite Low Growth

Posted 25.09.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Chancellor George Osborne has vowed to stick by his austerity measures despite a slowdown in the pace of the UK's economic recove...