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Seasonal Workers

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 100975, tabled on 8 October 2020

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, when the Government plans to provide (a) businesses and (b) their employees who rely on seasonal work with the information they require to prepare for the end of the transition period.

Answered on

13 October 2020

Further to the statement by my right honourable friend the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster on 23 September, details of external ministerial meetings are published on gov.uk

Regarding the 'Check an HGV is ready to cross the border' service (formerly known as 'Smart Freight'), I refer to the answer given to PQ 92707.

It is vital businesses, including those who rely on seasonal work, and workers prepare for the end of the Transition Period. That is why the Government has launched a public information campaign to ensure those affected are ready for the changes this will bring.The campaign uses a range of communication channels and events to help employers understand and prepare. Guidance for businesses is available on gov.uk/transition.

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