How cheap labour in our region is having a devastating effect on Latvia's economy

In the second part of our special investigation into the plight of Eastern Europeans who come to live and work in this region, we look at the thousands of migrants from Latvia who have come to work in our 'fields and factories' since the country joined the EU in 2004.

The economy in the East of England has benefitted from this supply of cheap labour, but back in Latvia it's having a devastating effect.

Our Business Correspondent Matthew Hudson has travelled to Riga to look at both sides of the debate.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Matthew Hudson

If you missed the first part of our investigation, you can watch it by clicking here

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Migrant exploitation in the East

ITV News Anglia has conducted a special investigation into the plight of Eastern Europeans who come to live and work in this region.