Social Security Benefits: Immigrants

HM Treasury written question – answered on 16th October 2014.

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Photo of Rachel Reeves Rachel Reeves Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the value of benefits claimed by migrants residing in the UK who claim benefits on behalf of children living in each other foreign country of residence.

Photo of Rachel Reeves Rachel Reeves Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of migrants residing in the UK who claim benefits on behalf of children living in each other foreign country of residence.

Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel The Exchequer Secretary

I refer the hon member to the answer that I gave on 22 July 2014 to the hon member for Daventry (Mr Chris Heaton-Harris).

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmhansrd/cm140722/text/140722w0003.htm#14072281003349

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