Speak English or lose benefits, warns Iain Duncan Smith
Steven Swinford, and Bruno WaterfieldMigrants whose English is judged to be so poor that they would struggle to find work in Britain could be denied benefits, Iain Duncan Smith has announced.
The Work and Pensions Secretary said the Government was overhauling the test that enables migrants to claim benefits to prevent them from taking advantage of the welfare system.
The revamp addresses growing public concern that hundreds of thousands of immigrants could come to Britain next month when restrictions on Romanians and Bulgarians are lifted.
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"Speak English or lose benefits, warns Iain Duncan Smith", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2013. Consulté le 22/09/2023. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/speak-english-or-lose-benefits-warns-iain-duncan-smith