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More Brit scroungers in EU than EU scroungers here

On 5 Jun 2016 at 2:02pm A Person wrote:
Sorry for the language, but it's the stuff the Sun's been peddling for months.

It turns out that considerably more UK citizens are drawing benefits in EU countries than the corresponding EU citizens are drawing here. Here's the quote for those who don't like following links, especially links which challenge your entrenched ideas. "Twice as many EU immigrants claiming unemployment benefits in UK than vice versa, new research shows
Around 30,000 Britons are claiming unemployment benefits abroad, research finds far less than 65,000 EU citizens doing so in UK"

Not that I'd expect that to change the minds of anyone here, to whom verified facts are a positive anathema and would rather listen to the likes Boris spouting lies.

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On 5 Jun 2016 at 2:10pm anathematic wrote:
D'you realize you contradicted yourself.
On 5 Jun 2016 at 2:35pm A Person wrote:
Flippin 'eck, you're right anathematic. Sorry about that! Interestingly the Telegraph have turned the figures on their heads. Here's the Guardian's version...

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On 5 Jun 2016 at 3:41pm Selective facts wrote:
Don't come on a forum telling people what to think, especially when you don't understand the data you're posting. The data refers to "unemployment benefits" not benefits. I'm not saying the sun is right but your counter argument is wrong. The data is also extremely selective, the data as a whole tells a different story. Go away and come back when you have a vague idea of what you're posting.

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Tom. You clearly think the answer to the question of who pays the interest to the IMF and what else it provides is interesting.... more
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