British Agriculture Faces Worker Shortage After Brexit: ChartBy
Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, fueled by concern over increasing levels of immigration, will hit the country’s agricultural industry particularly hard. Fruit and dairy farmers are most vulnerable because they rely on seasonal workers, according to Duncan Fox, a Bloomberg Intelligence analyst. Freedom of movement within the EU means the temporary, relatively low-paid jobs shunned by Britons are filled by workers from abroad.
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