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From Poles to Filipinos? UK food industry needs post-Brexit workers

Reuters  |  MILTON KEYNES, England 

By Nigel HuntMILTON KEYNES, England (Reuters) - Britons who voted for Brexit in the hope of slashing immigration seem set for disappointment. In the farming and food industries at least, any exodus of Polish and Romanian workers may simply be followed by arrivals of Ukrainians and Filipinos.From dairy farms to abattoirs, employers say not enough Britons have an appetite for milking cows before dawn or disembowelling pig carcasses - jobs often performed by workers from the poorer, eastern member states of the European Union.With unemployment at a four-decade low of 4.3 percent, even Brexit ...

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 21:39 IST