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Timber takes centre stage in House of Commons
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The APPG for the Timber Industries hosted its annual autumn parliamentary luncheon in the House of Commons on 22 November. Just hours before the Westminster Hall Roof and Lantern was crowned the winner in the Restoration and Reuse category at this year’s Wood Awards, industry figures and MPs had passed...
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Autumn Policy Update
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In just a few months, the Government will launch its much-anticipated Timber in Construction Roadmap, which will outline how we can expand low-carbon timber construction in the UK. Communication is essential to the Roadmap’s success, and the CTI will work hard to ensure key stakeholders are made aware of the report...
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Timber an “exciting, low-carbon solution to our built environment emissions”, says APPG Chair
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APPG for the Timber Industries Chair, Baroness Hayman of Ullock, gives her thoughts on the latest timber policy report: Climate change is increasingly central to global policy discussions and for good reason. If we are to ensure a sustainable future for all we must take action, and we must do...
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APPG Report Launch
New timber policy report launched in House of Lords
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The APPG for the Timber Industries launched its latest report – Timber Construction: Barriers and Solutions – to a packed out reception in the House of Lords last month. The new report investigates where barriers exist to expanding timber use in the UK, and what policy solutions are available to...
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New policy report outlines how the UK Government can decarbonise construction
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The APPG for the Timber Industries launched its latest report – Timber Construction: Barriers and Solutions. The latest report investigates where barriers exist to expanding timber use, and what policy solutions are available to Government to address them. The report is structured around key policy themes identified by the timber...
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Offsite timber manufacturing
Shadow Levelling Up Minister sees benefits of offsite timber manufacturing
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Shadow Levelling Up Minister and MP for Nottingham North, Alex Norris MP, visited Donaldson Offsite’s operations in Ilkeston, Derbyshire – the UK’s largest trussed rafter and timber floor factory – this week. In his capacity as Shadow Levelling Up Minister and Vice Chair of the APPG for the Timber Industries,...
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Embodied Carbon
Net Zero Review marks positive start to 2023
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A net zero economy is the ‘growth opportunity of the 21st Century’ according to a new report from a UK Government sponsored report. Former Energy Minister Chris Skidmore MP published his Net Zero Review last Friday, putting forward a set of 129 recommendations to accelerate this shift. Key among these recommendations is...
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