A new analysis of benefit figures by BNP News has revealed that a newly-arrived (foreign & purported) “asylum seeker” with three children can claim MORE in benefits per month than a British pensioner.
If the “asylum seeker” or refugee has more dependents, the amount of benefits rises proportionally.
Currently, the basic state pension for a single British person is £95.25 a week. This rises to £152.30 for a couple. Whether they get this full amount depends on how many national insurance contribution years they have completed.
The basic pension is lower than the income support threshold, so if they have no other income, state pensioners can top up with income support. This comes in the form of a means-tested Pension Credit which brings the weekly amount up to £130 for a single person and £198.45 for a couple.
‘Asylum seekers’, on the other hand, get £40…
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