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Reintroducing a Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme (SAWS) to meet agriculture’s need for part-time workers should be a last resort, according to independent think tank, Migration Watch UK. Instead, the lobby group says farmers need to make the sector more appealing to domestic workers by paying higher wages and improving working conditions. See also: Young Brits could solve farm labour shortage, says Leadsom “The plentiful supply of cheap foreign labour on British farms all but destroys any incentive producers have of becoming […]
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