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Seasonal Skilled Labour (Discussions)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 13th December 2017.

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Photo of John Scott John Scott Conservative

The minister is aware that there is an emerging difficulty in attracting skilled labour to work in our food processing, tourism and agricultural sectors, as well as in other sectors. How does he intend to address that clearly defined and growing problem, which is currently driven by the fall in the value of the pound against the euro and threatens to undermine the future success of our tourism and food and drink sectors?