THE EU’s newest members are welcome to come to Plymouth – if they have skills and are willing to work.
Since January 1, Britain’s borders have been open to Romanians and Bulgarians, who are now legally travel to Britain to look for work.
With Romania one of the poorest countries in the EU, where the minimum wage is just 190 euros a month, fears have been expressed of an influx.
But in Plymouth the mood was more relaxed.
Gary Streeter, MP for South West Devon, said: “Generally speaking they arrive into the East of England and I don’t see it as an issue for Plymouth.”