Britain in EU court win on migrant benefits ahead of Brexit vote

Ruling means UK can block benefits for some migrants

14th June, 2016
Britain's citizens will vote on the country's membership of the EU on June 23

As the UK prepares to vote on whether to leave the European Union, Britain scored a victory at the bloc’s top court in its fight to restrict the access to welfare benefits for migrant workers.

“The UK can require recipients of child benefit and child tax credit to have a right to reside in the UK,” the Luxembourg-based EU Court of Justice ruled Today.

The ruling, which can’t be appealed, follows...

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