Britain's debate on the future of its EU membership is "distorted", the European Commission Vice-President has said.
Viviane Reding, also the EU Justice Commissioner, said British politicians should "work on the quality of education and welfare" rather than blaming immigrants for the country's woes.
– Viviane Reding, European Commission Vice-President
I have made my position clear: the four freedoms enshrined in the EU Treaties come as a package.
You either enjoy all of them - or none. Those who benefit from the free flow of capital, goods and services must also accept that our citizens are free to move in the EU to travel, study and work.
And the rules allow Member States to fight abuse of this right.