Cameron: EU migrants cost taxpayer £570m in benefits – ITV News

David Cameron claimed EU migrants cost the UK taxpayer £570m a year in benefits as he set out his demands on reforming the UK’s relationship with the EU.

The Prime Minister said around 40% of all EU migrants – more than 220,000 people – were receiving some kind of benefits either for themselves or dependents.Some 66% of those EU claimants – around 150,000 people – were on in-work benefits such as tax credits claiming an average of £6,000 a year per family, he added.

Source: Cameron: EU migrants cost taxpayer £570m in benefits – ITV News

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