The impact of conditionality on the welfare rights of EU migrants in the UK

Dwyer, P, Scullion, LC ORCID:, Jones, KE ORCID: and Stewart, A 2019, 'The impact of conditionality on the welfare rights of EU migrants in the UK' , Policy & Politics, 47 (1) , pp. 133-150.

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This paper highlights and explores how conditionality operating at three levels (the EU supra-national level, the UK national level and in migrants’ mundane ‘street level’ encounters with social security administrators), come together to restrict and have a negative impact on the social rights of EU migrants living in the UK. Presenting analysis of new data generated in repeat qualitative interviews with 49 EU migrants resident in the UK, the paper makes an original contribution to understanding how the conditionality inherent in macro level EU and UK policy has seriously detrimental effects on the everyday lives of individual EU migrants.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Applied Research in Health, Welfare and Policy
Journal or Publication Title: Policy & Politics
Publisher: Policy Press
ISSN: 0305-5736
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Funders: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
Depositing User: KE Jones
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2018 09:32
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2022 23:20

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