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Report on impact of Act upon agricultural workers

Part of Agriculture Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:00 pm on 20th November 2018.

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Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill Conservative, Scarborough and Whitby 3:00 pm, 20th November 2018

On the more highly paid work in appointment grades one and two, would that not in some way create a cartel for the farmers? They would not be able to outbid each other for the more skilled staff because they would say they were paying the going rate. That would not mean that the more skilled people could do better.