Levelling Up

What does the government’s latest housing policy mean for the timber industry?
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This week, the UK Government announced its latest effort to tackle the housing crisis. With housing a key driver of timber demand in the UK, we delve into what this latest announcement means for our industry. The government has pledged to build one million homes over this Parliament session by...
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Construction barriers
Another one bites the dust – Rachel Maclean MP becomes latest Housing Minister
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Timber Development UK was disappointed to hear that we lost another Minister of State for Housing last week. Rachel Maclean MP has replaced Lucy Frazer MP, who lasted just 91 days in the job before her promotion to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport. The UK Housing Minister has...
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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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