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Taxpayers give £20m benefits to Polish children – even if they have never stepped foot in Britain

Posted By admin On November 2, 2009 @ 4:20 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Andy Dolan
UK Daily Mail [1]
Monday, Nov 2nd, 2009

Taxpayers are funding child benefit for more than 50,000 children of migrant workers – even though the youngsters still live in their home countries.

Treasury figures show that Poles make up the vast majority of the payments made under a loophole in EU legislation.

Benefits are paid to 37,941 children in the former Eastern Bloc country, who have one or both parents working in the UK.

The cost is estimated at more than £24million a year.

The number of Polish children being subsidised by British taxpayers has jumped by 6,542 in two years despite a slowdown in immigration because of the recession.

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