Seasonal Agricultural Workers' Scheme: Small Businesses

Home Office written question – answered on 29th January 2019.

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Photo of Heidi Allen Heidi Allen Conservative, South Cambridgeshire

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of the effect a seasonal agricultural workers scheme would have on small labour providers.

Photo of Heidi Allen Heidi Allen Conservative, South Cambridgeshire

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he plans to provide feedback to labour providers on the effectiveness of the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Pilot Scheme.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The Seasonal Workers Pilot will test the effectiveness of our immigration system at alleviating seasonal labour shortages during peak production periods, whilst looking at the wider impacts of such a scheme.

The pilot will start in the spring of this year and will run until the end of December 2020. It will be fully evaluated.

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