The British Furniture Confederation has been campaigning for Government to respond to the growing supply chain issues faced by furniture makers.
Furniture supply chain issues raised in parliament
The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) has been campaigning for Government to respond to the growing supply chain issues faced by furniture makers. The question was raised in Parliament today by Mark Eastwood MP, vice Chair of the APPG and Paul Scully MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) has agreed to meet with BFC. Clip below.
‘The UK furniture industry is a success story with nearly £17 billion of annual consumer expenditure, over 330,000 jobs and exports that had grown to over £1 billion a year before the pandemic. ‘My constituency of Dewsbury is the UK’s third largest furniture manufacturing base and faces a number of challenges, including the potential global shortage of steel and foam and issues relating to Rules of Origin. ‘Will the Minister agree to meet with the British Furniture Confederation to address these concerns to help ensure that the industry continues to thrive?’