Right wing parties want change in child support system

July 10th, 2013

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The recent spike in the number of eastern Europeans receiving the quarterly state child benefit (børnecheck) and sending the money back to their home country has a bloc of political parties saying that the check should be scrapped in favour of a tax deduction. Leaders from Liberal Alliance, Venstre and Konservative argued that changing the way that the family allowance was paid from a grant to a tax deduction would protect the state welfare system against increasing external pressure.



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