Romanians and Bulgarians in UK jobs fall since 2013 end

The number of Bulgarians and Romanians employed in Britain in the first three months of this year fell by 4,000 compared to the end of 2013.

A total of 140,000 Romanians and Bulgarians were employed in the UK between January and March after access restrictions to the labour market for the two countries were lifted, which is 4,000 less than in the the last three months of 2013.

But numbers rose by 28,000 when compared to the first three months of 2013, when 112,000 Bulgarians and Romanians were employed in Britain.

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Romanians and Bulgarians in UK jobs down on last year

140,000 Bulgarians and Romanians were employed in Britain in the first three months of this year a 4,000 drop compared to the end of 2013, when employment restrictions were lifted. The figure was up by 28,000 compared to the same period last year.