Cameron 'makes views on child benefits clear' with Polish PM

David Cameron has "made clear his long-standing view" on making changes to child benefit being paid to families abroad in a phone call with his Polish counterpart. Donald Tusk had accused him of 'singling out' Poles for criticism.

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David Cameron to discuss immigration with Polish PM

David Cameron faces an awkward confrontation with his Polish counterpart today after complaining about immigrants from the country abusing the benefits system.

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk (L) and Prime Minister David Cameron Credit: Wiktor Dabkowski/DPA/Press Association Images

Donald Tusk is expected to ask the Prime Minister to explain his comments after he hit out at British-based migrants claiming benefits for children living in their home country.

Mr Tusk told a press conference yesterday: "Nobody has the right to single out Poles as a particular group that abuses or exploits something."

He has also reportedly warned that Poland will block any change to EU rules that could give immigrants less access to welfare than UK nationals.

Read: Polish PM's anger over Cameron's benefits comments

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