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    White-tailed eagle killed in West Sussex with dangerous banned pesticide

    https://www.independent.co.uk/climate-change/news/white-tailed-eagle-death-pesticide-ban-b2066596.html
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    Food Processors beg to use Prison Labour

    Well TBF most proposed UBI systems just provides enough just to buy food, clothes and basic utilities there will always be a need to find some form of Paid employment imo But yeah I agree if you are in full time work you shouldn't need the benefit system but we do due to stagnant wages and...
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    Food Processors beg to use Prison Labour

    Win Win for big businesses who don't have to pay people competitive wages when they can flog it to Prisoners for NMW That makes the Labour situation worse in the long run imo.
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    Food Processors beg to use Prison Labour

    God Forbid you offer anything other than NMW with no benefits. No wonder why the locals aren't flocking to these jobs lol. NMW Hauliers for example will ruin it for non-prisoner haulage drivers who were on £10-£20ph.
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    Food Processors beg to use Prison Labour

    Or makes things worse? The various industries that want to use this will then have no real incentive to offer competitive wages for those jobs as they can get prisoners to do it cheaply.
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    Food Processors beg to use Prison Labour

    On vastly reduced wages I am all in support of prisoner reintroduction schemes but it should not be used to plug labour shortages all that does is make things worse.
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    Food Processors beg to use Prison Labour

    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/aug/23/uk-food-firms-beg-ministers-to-let-them-use-prisoners-to-ease-labour-shortages Instead of offering good working conditions just use Prisoners instead.
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    Lorry driver shortage

    Majority of Degree holders voted remain.
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    Lorry driver shortage

    There are benefits to getting an education other then jobs, as a society the more education the better, as it leads to a more informed population.
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    Lorry driver shortage

    That sounds like that haulier owner is stubborn, good on the drivers imo, they like working for the guy but want better pay to match other companies. At least they asked and didn't just leave.
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    Deere, Bear Flag aim to automate tractors as 'fast as possible'

    https://www.reuters.com/technology/deere-bear-flag-aim-automate-tractors-fast-possible-2021-08-05/
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    Climate crisis: Scientists spot warning signs of Gulf Stream collapse

    There should be green taxes on Flights double taxes on domestic flights if not outright banned.
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