Workers harvesting pumpkins© Tim Scrivener
MPs want farmers to explain how their labour supply has been affected since the UK voted to leave the European Union. Last year the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Efra) committee conducted an inquiry into the availability of labour in the agriculture, horticulture and food production sectors. The committee investigated the labour shortage, the main reasons for the shortage and the referendum result’s effect on the recruitment of foreign workers, and then created a report, Feeding the Nation: labour constraints. See […]
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