The UK’s new immigration policy and the food supply chain Contents



1 Introduction

2 The new immigration policy


Impact on food prices and food security

3 Skilled workers

Skill and salary levels

Bureaucracy and fees

The role of the Migration Advisory Committee

The veterinarian sector

4 Low-skilled migrants

5 Seasonal agricultural workers

Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme—history

The number of seasonal agricultural workers required

The new pilot

Seasonal workers and the Government’s settlement scheme

Attracting domestic workers and lessons from Pick for Britain

6 The role of technology

Appendix 1: Summary of changes to skilled worker and other visa schemes

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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