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EU to extend welfare rights, despite UK warning (“benefit tourism”)
EU Observer ^ | 08.05.13 @ 17:59 (May 8) | Nikolaj Nielsen

Posted on 05/10/2013 12:16:29 AM PDT by Olog-hai

European Commission vice-president Viviane Reding has proposed to extend EU nationals’ welfare rights despite a warning on “benefit tourism” by major EU countries.

Ministers from Austria, Germany, Netherlands, and the UK in a letter to the commission in March said they want to put an end to EU nationals who go from their home state to another EU country and claim benefits.

But Reding on Wednesday (8 May) told reporters in Brussels that “no member state has provided the commission with facts about a ‘perception’ [that something is wrong].” …

(Excerpt) Read more at euobserver.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: benefittourism; eussr; socialism; welfarestate

1 posted on 05/10/2013 12:16:29 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

So nice of Viv to offer to pay for it. What ?


2 posted on 05/10/2013 12:32:00 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Olog-hai

Say what you will arkt smellicks ....she’s quite a dish..

http://www.cotidianul.ro/images/stiri/0912/1347464197viviane_reding_44486600.jpg


3 posted on 05/10/2013 1:03:46 AM PDT by jimsin
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To: Olog-hai

I think the Germans are just about fed up with this crap. I can’t see the EU continuing for too much longer.


4 posted on 05/10/2013 1:04:28 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: saganite; All

Tonight’s news Greece has 27% unemployment with 62% youth unemployment. Spain has about 50% youth unemployment.


5 posted on 05/10/2013 1:12:02 AM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: Olog-hai

Just goes to show, leftists and communists are the same the world over.


6 posted on 05/10/2013 1:17:47 AM PDT by exnavy (Fish or cut bait ...Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: saganite

Too many moonbats there who won’t let their ‘grand project’ go. These European countries are like egg-sacks full of mini-Obamas.


7 posted on 05/10/2013 1:24:43 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Olog-hai

See...Free Trade works....the first Free Trade bloc now is extending welfare benefits....

....because our Free Trade doesn’t create jobs

EU members will only see improved economy when they dump the EU and start tariffs on imports. Stop proving Einstein right....stop the EU membership


8 posted on 05/10/2013 3:58:52 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Olog-hai

insanity


9 posted on 05/10/2013 5:05:25 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Olog-hai

The purpose of the EU was to force member nations to redistribute their wealth.


10 posted on 05/10/2013 5:23:35 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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