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National Insurance: EEA Nationals

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 29490, tabled on 2 March 2016

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many individuals recorded in (a) HM Revenue and Customs' and (b) the Department of Work and Pension's computer systems who were nationals of another EEA member country at time of registration for a National Insurance (NI) number and are recorded as having arrived in the last four years using the earlier of his or her arrival date or NI number registration date have either (i) paid NI contributions over the previous year, (ii) paid PAYE income tax over the previous year and (iii) claimed benefits or tax credits over the previous year.

Answered on

10 March 2016

I refer the honourable members to the recent HMRC release.

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/tax-credit-statistics-on-eea-nationals

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