Right Hon. George Eustice MP, minister of state for farming, food and the marine environment, at the 50th annual EPIC (Egg and Poultry Industry Conference) at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales.

VIDEO: Defra minister attempts to calm post-Brexit labour fears

Defra minister George Eustice has attempted to calm fears about tighter restrictions on foreign labour after the UK leaves the European Union.

Mr Eustice was speaking at the annual Egg and Poultry Industry Conference (EPIC), held at Celtic Manor, Wales, on Monday (7 November).

It is estimated that EU migrant workers currently account for 40% of total farm labour in the egg sector and 60% of total labour in packing centres.

(Source: Farming UK)

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