Scottish farmers call for 80,000 seasonal work permits to be set up

Sat, 24 Aug 2019

Scottish farming leaders want up to 80,000 seasonal permits made available for non-UK workers. NFU Scotland has called on the UK Government to urgently make essential decisions affecting the availability of migrant labour. Writing to recently appointed Home Secretary Priti Patel, the union underlined the "critical role" in Scottish food and farming of non-UK nationals in filling seasonal, temporary and permanent positions across all agricultural commodities and ancillary industries.

Category: Agriculture »  Keyword(s): Employment. Area(s) of law: Employment; Rural Affairs; Food & Drink.
Source: Herald


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