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.

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Romanians and Bulgarians in UK jobs rises by 28k

There were 140,000 Romanians and Bulgarians employed in the UK in the first three months of 2014, after labour market restrictions for the two countries were lifted.

This was an increase of 28,000 from 112,000 in the same three months last year, the Office of National Statistics said today.

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