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Michael Gove

The new secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs, Michael Gove, discusses Brexit, badgers, trade and the challenges facing farming with Charlotte Smith.

The new Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Michael Gove speaks to Charlotte Smith about Brexit, badgers, trade, and the challenges facing farming.

In a recent CLA survey growers and farmers are reporting a shortage in seasonal and migrant workers, who perform the vital task of picking our fruit and vegetables. John Hardman from Hops, a firm which recruits people into agriculture explains how Brexit, perceptions of the UK, and a rise in wages in other countries are all playing their part in attracting workers elsewhere.

Producer: Toby Field.

13 minutes


  • Mon 19 Jun 2017 05:45