Nigel Farage Left Speechless As A Vet Calls In And Destroys His Brexit View
Veteran Daniella Dos Santos left Nigel Farage speechless when called into his LBC radio show to tell the former UKIP leader about how Brexit will impact the number of vets in the UK.

Daniella Dos Santos, a leading vet, told Farage his argument that Britain can “produce cheaper food” won’t stand once the UK leaves the EU. Her argument left him completely speechless; which might be a first for the ex-UKIP leader.

Dos Santos wanted to emphasise to Farage that Brexit will lead to a “300% shortfall in vets”. An estimated 95% of official veterinarians working in abattoirs are from overseas, with the majority from the EU. She said:

“Cheaper food invariably comes with lower welfare, and if you have lower welfare particularly in animal production, you need more vets,”

“The minute we leave the EU we are going to have a 300 per cent shortfall in vets, and this is not me scaremongering – it’s a fact.”

Farage responded to the vet by saying:

I knew, Daniella, we weren’t producing enough nurses and doctors. I’d no idea we weren’t producing enough vets.

Dos Santos responded: “Say we’re organising a trade deal with some Asian country, and that Asian country stipulates that before an animal product leaves this country it needs veterinary certification. “As it currently stands – we don’t have enough vets to certify for export.”

Following this remark, there was complete silence from Farage.

Since the Brexit vote, the number of nurses coming from the EU to work has fallen by 89%. Also, from 2014 to 2017, we’ve also seen a 26% drop in the number of EU doctors arriving in the UK to work.

According to  Labour MP Liz Kendall, There are now 9,500 vacancies for NHS doctors. She said that If the government introduces new restrictions on EU immigration after Brexit and applies them to NHS staff then the situation will only get worse.

Opening up the UK to more Commonwealth migrants was one of Farage ’s main talking points during the EU referendum campaign as he numerously stated that he would prefer Indian and Australian immigrants to eastern Europeans.

But as the caller pointed out to him, the Brexit process has so far resulted in the loss of workers that we desperately need. Nigel Farage’s silence instead of a half-decent response to her argument really speaks louder than words.

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