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Agriculture: Seasonal Workers

Question for Home Office

UIN 168075, tabled on 24 July 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress he has made on preparations for the introduction of a new seasonal agricultural workers scheme; and what the timetable for the introduction of that scheme is.

Answered on

7 September 2018

The Government is determined to get the best deal for the UK in our negotiations to leave the EU, including for our world-leading food and farming industry. We have asked the Migration Advisory Committee for advice on the UK’s reliance on EU labour and they will help us shape immigration policy going forward.

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