Employment Trends

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th June 2016.

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Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds The Exchequer Secretary 12:00 am, 7th June 2016

We have already taken steps to ensure that people cannot just come here and claim benefits from day one. The renegotiation the Prime Minister secured addressed the unnatural draw of our in-work benefits system. I should also say that one should not assume that the effect on immigration would be quite as great as is sometimes supposed, particularly when we look at the other models of agreements with the European Union, a number of which include free movement.