Agricultural Labour

Part of Northern Ireland – in the House of Commons on 27th October 2021.

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Photo of Toby Perkins Toby Perkins Shadow Minister (Education)

It is all very well saying they are eligible to come in, but the industry is telling us that its ability to deliver the food needed, particularly for Christmas, is deeply jeopardised by the Government’s failure on both migration and skills to ensure the workers we need in our food processing industry are here. How can a Government who so passionately advocate for Brexit be so ill-prepared to deliver it?