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£42M BENEFIT BILL FOR CHILDREN WHO DON’T EVEN LIVE IN BRITAIN

BUMPER welfare handouts have made Britain an “extremely attractive destination” for migrants from eastern Europe, a scathing report on the benefit system warned last night.


Research showed that foreign workers from within the EU can potentially pocket hundreds of pounds a week from a string of benefits as soon as they arrive in the UK.

Latest figures show around £42million a year in child benefit payments is handed out to migrant families whose children do not even live in Britain.

Critics fear the bonanza could wreck David Cameron’s pledge to cut annual net immigration from hundreds of thousands to tens of thousands.

The role that Britain’s benefits system – hugely generous by international standards – has on encouraging mass immigration was laid bare in a report from the population think-tank MigrationWatch.

Researchers pointed out that while newcomers are not immedi

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