Wednesday

4th May 2016

Ticker

Fewer and fewer Brits in senior EU posts

The number of Britons in high-level EU official posts is to fall drastically as the current cadre reaches retirement, a new British Bankers’ Association report says. The number of British citizens in senior posts fell from 9.5% in 2004 to 5.3% this year, with few British applicants for new jobs.

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