Defra admits visa numbers 20,000 below what horticulture needs

Shadow Defra secretary of state Daniel Zeichner has asked Defra "on what basis Defra estimated that between 50,000 and 60,000 seasonal workers are needed annually across the horticultural sector to bring in the harvest" and whether Defra will publish that research.

by Matthew Appleby
Victoria Prentis
Victoria Prentis

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