Britain’s referendum on EU membership may decided in large part by the issue, but the information available is scant at best

Here’s what David Cameron wants you to believe. EU nationals are a drain on the British benefits system. So on Monday night, Downing Street selectively released a set of figures to the Times that claimed to show 43% of EU migrants drew benefits during their first years in the UK.

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