Farmer: I need migrant workers for 'reliability'

A farmer from Lincolnshire says he needs migrant workers because of their reliability. Roger Welberry runs a business just outside Boston and says when he gets English workers they get a three month trial, but often they are not as punctual and hard working as their colleagues from the continent.

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Unemployment rises

The latest unemployment figures show that the number of people out of work in Yorkshire and the Humber has increased.