Time for pensioners to get off their sofas – your country needs you

“Restricting access to migrant workers once the UK leaves the EU would negatively impact the profitability, efficiency and viability of more than half of rural businesses, according a new survey by the CLA.

Revealing the results on 8 June, the CLA which represents landowners, farmers and rural businesses said Brexit had already caused problems for rural employers, with 44% of CLA members surveyed saying they had experienced a reduction in the availability of migrant labour over the past year. Almost 90% of respondents tried to recruit locally but the majority found it difficult to fill positions with British workers. …”


Owl says: But surely we have already been given a solution by a former Conservative agriculture minister who said that young, fit migrant workers should be replaced by pensioners: