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Social Security Benefits: EU Nationals

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 226205, tabled on 26 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will publish the guidance provided to her Department's decision makers on the management of benefit entitlements for EU nationals with settled or pre-settled status.

Answered on

4 March 2019

EU citizens and their family members with settled status or pre-settled status will have the same access as they currently do to healthcare, pensions and other benefits in the UK.

Guidance for decision makers can be found in the Decision Makers’ Guide (DMG) and Advice for Decision Making Guide (ADM) available online at and

Departmental guidance is supplemented with updates when legal and procedural changes are introduced.

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