Famworkers harvesting lettuce© Tim Scrivener
The government minister responsible for immigration as the UK prepares to leave the European Union has promised to give “careful consideration” to the needs of agriculture in relation to seasonal workers. However, he has denied there is any “mass exodus” following the referendum last June. Responding to a Westminster debate, immigration minister Robert Goodwill said: “I understand the position of the farming community and I appreciate the importance of food and farming as a crucial component of the UK economy. “But […]
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