The number of Romanians and Bulgarians working in the UK has risen by more than a quarter in three months, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics.
- 141,000 Romanians and Bulgarians were employed between April and June an increase of 26% on the previous three months.
- 112,000 Romanians and Bulgarians were employed between January and March.
Laws restricting the types of work undertaken by migrants from these two countries will be lifted from the start of next year.
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