Scottish farmers call for 80,000 seasonal work permits to be set up
Scottish farming leaders want up to 80,000 seasonal permits made available for non-UK workers. NFU Scotland has called on the UK Government to urgently make essential decisions affecting the availability of migrant labour. Writing to recently appointed Home Secretary Priti Patel, the union underlined the "critical role" in Scottish food and farming of non-UK nationals in filling seasonal, temporary and permanent positions across all agricultural commodities and ancillary industries.Link to Westlaw version
Category: Agriculture Keyword(s): Employment. Area(s) of law: Employment; Rural Affairs; Food & Drink.