Housing crisis will worsen with arrival of Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants, says Pickles

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Communities

Eric Pickles has said that an expected wave of immigration from Romania and Bulgaria will worsen the housing crisis. This December, temporary curbs used to block immigration from the two EU states in 2005 to protect the British labour market come to an end. Speaking to the BBC's Sunday Politics programme, the communities secretary admitted that he didn't know many people would move to Britain, saying, "The truth is I don't think anybody entirely knows the number that will come". Mr Pickles added that he d...

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