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Having introduced a Fixed Term Parliament Act in 2011 to ensure stability in British politics, we are now heading for the third general election in four years. The reason behind this is obvious: Brexit. The referendum has produced a divided country, represented by a divided Parliament,...

The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) today welcomed the ‘Bigger Better Forests’ report from Policy Exchange, which calls for the greater use of timber in construction to help stimulate the forestry sector in the UK and combat climate change. The researchers recognised that reaching the high planting targets...

The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) today welcomed housing pledges made by Labour and the Liberal Democrats, and backed calls from the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) for these homes to be built with low carbon materials. Labour committed to building 100,000 council homes and “at least” 50,000 affordable homes via...

The pan-European body for the timber industry, CEI-Bois, have partnered with the wider forest based industries on a vision for growing the role of the entire sector to become a key pillar of a climate-friendly future economy by 2050. In order to fulfill this vision, the...

The latest edition of Timber Forum News, a free magazine for timber and builder merchants published by the Builders' Merchants Federation and the Timber Trade Federation, is now available online. Inside you will find articles on the launch of the a new report on how timber...

A report launched today by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Timber Industries (APPG), highlights the key role timber industries can play in helping the Government meet its targets for housebuilding whilst working to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The report argues that using...