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Britons should take up farm labouring and fruit picking jobs currently done by EU migrants after Brexit, says Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom. Finding local workers to complete farm jobs, such as fruit or vegetable picking, is often difficult for UK farm business employers, who say they are not interested. But Mrs Leadsom says more young people should be encouraged to “engage with countryside matters” to take up such jobs and a career in food and farming should be viewed as […]
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