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Old 12.02.2018, 20:11
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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But there's no convincing data to the contrary, though, is there? There's no evidence that the UK DOESN'T need a deal.

"We can grow our own food", is about as far as they've got.

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Lack of migrant workers left food rotting in UK fields last year, data reveals

Brexit fears and falling pound left fruit and vegetable farms short of more than 4,000 workers, with senior MPs warning of a crisis

The government, which has pledged to reduce immigration, has so far rejected calls to reinstate a seasonal agricultural workers scheme (Saws). Facing uncertainty over labour, some farmers have begun moving their production overseas.

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Worrying numbers, problem is everybody talks about controlling immigration to ensure only skilled workers are allowed in but there are big shortages at the lower end
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