Migrant workers picking daffodils© Bruce Adams/Associated Newspapers/REX/Shutterstock
MPs have criticised ministers for a lack of urgency in putting a new Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme (Saws) in place, warning the agricultural industry is reaching crisis point due to labour shortages. The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee urged Defra and the Home Office to end the uncertainty farmers are facing about whether they will have enough labour to pick and pack UK-grown fruit and vegetables post Brexit. The warning comes just days after a report warned almost half […]
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