Migrant Workers Mainly From Eastern Block Countries Work In A 250 Acre Field Of Daffodils© Bruce Adams / Associated Newspapers/REX/Shutterstock
The government has rejected calls for a seasonal agricultural workers scheme (SAWS) so people from overseas can fill temporary job vacancies on UK farms. Immigration minister Robert Goodwill told MPs that reports of a UK farm labour shortage following last year’s vote to leave the EU were not supported by statistics. As a result, the government would not introduce a seasonal workers scheme this year, he told the House of Commons environment, food and rural affairs committee. See also: NFU […]
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