20 July 2021
TAP provides funding support to businesses to attend international trade shows.
Over the years, furniture manufacturers and designers have received grants to help offset the costs of shows such as those held in Milan and Cologne.
The government is now planning to remove TAP funding.
This has now been raised at the all-party parliamentary furniture group meeting, and Mark Eastwood MP (Dewsbury) is to take up the issue to try and find ways of providing government export support for British furniture makers.