Logistics UK calls for 10,000 EU work visas amid fears over new driver shortage data


 

Logistics UK has urged the government to replicate its Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme for the logistics sector and prioritise the granting of 10,000 temporary work visas to EU drivers. The scheme permits up to 30,000 individuals to come to the UK on a so-called T5 visa to work in agriculture for up to six months. The latest ONS Labour Force Survey Q2 for Logistics UK by independent research company Repgraph reveals that 14,000 EU HGV drivers left employment in the […]