Poland’s foreign advisor, Krzysztof Szczerski, said a deal on Britain’s renegotiated terms of EU membership will only be achieved if the 600,000 Poles currently residing in Britain are allowed to retain access to benefits.
“We cannot accept retrospective legislation,” he said. “Those that are in the system and part of the system cannot have their rights taken away.”
Poland has accepted the principle of a minimum four-year emergency brake on work benefits, but their refusal to accept a cut ...
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