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Should the government provide welfare benefits to foreigners?

Results from Labour Party

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Immigrant Welfare Benefits Poll Results for Labour Party

Yes

6,444 votes

50%

No

6,447 votes

50%

Distribution of answers submitted by Labour Party.

1 Yes answers
1 No answers
0 overlapping answers

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Learn more about Immigrant Welfare Benefits

Irish welfare benefits for intra-EU migrants are amongst the highest in the EU in the areas of job seekers allowance, healthcare, old-age pensions, and child benefit. The Irish Examiner recently reported that more than a 20% of unemployment benefits recipients in Ireland are from other EU countries. In Germany, for example, 2.5% of unemployment benefit recipients are from other EU countries.  See recent welfare news

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