EU president Jean-Claude Juncker warns Cameron not to ‘beat up’ immigrants to win votes

New EU president Jean-Claude Juncker has warned David Cameron not to ‘beat up’ European immigrants to win votes.

The European Commission chief said the free movement of workers ‘cannot be questioned’ and urged Mr Cameron not to introduce rules which ‘discriminate’ against foreigners.

Mr Juncker’s controversial intervention comes after the Prime Minister outlined plans to ban immigrants claiming benefits or tax credits for four years.

The proposal will form the centrepiece of Mr Cameron’s renegotiation of Britain’s membership of the European Union.

But in his first comments on the issue since Mr Cameron’s set-piece speech, Brussels most powerful bureaucrat warned against measures which would scapegoat poorer migrants working legally…

  • winniec

    The British people have had enough of this crap.

    • Rosenmops

      Every time some twit in the EU says something like this, probably more and more people are convinced to vote UKIP.

    • They should vote to exit the EU however if Cameron is re-elected you can expect them to stay in.

    • AlanUK

      Amen, sister (or brother, or whatever you want to be!)

  • Minicapt

    Parliament needs to pass a bill designating the President of the European Union as “persona non grata” in the United Kingdom.


  • Pete_Brewster

    On the contrary, there are plenty of European immigrants to Britain who should be beaten up far more regularly than they are.

    Romanian gypsies come to mind—along with Russian liberals.