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The migrant labour shortage is already here, and agri-tech can't yet fill the gap

Byrne, Richard (2018) The migrant labour shortage is already here, and agri-tech can't yet fill the gap. LSE Brexit (05 Jan 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Crops have gone unpicked and unharvested because of a growing shortage of agricultural labour. Richard Byrne (Harper Adams University) explains why farming is so dependent on workers from eastern Europe and why some have already left, or chosen not to come to Britain this year. Agri-tech is not going to fill the gap immediately, and the UK needs to make agriculture a more attractive career option for Britons.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Brexit
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2018 15:57
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2018 15:57
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/88275

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