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The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) supports the decision for furniture fire safety regulations to avoid the ‘Red Tape Challenge’, an open consultation on current regulations before a review by ministers. A report from the Department for Business Innovation &...

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BFC supports rigorous flammability standards

Stephen McPartland MP, the Member of Parliament for Stevenage and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Furniture Industry Group, has affirmed his support for the British Furniture Confederation’s (BFC) campaign to maintain British Flammability Standards. The Standards...

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2012 Review – Lobbying on your behalf

Unfair subsidies for the burning of woody biomass During the course of 2012 the BFC kept up the pressure on government highlighting concerns about the unintended consequences of biomass subsidies on the cost of wood based raw materials. The Prime Minister was...

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MPs welcome furniture apprentices to Westminster

The British Furniture Confederation arranged for a number of young apprentices to meet the chair Stephen McPartland MP and other members of the All Party Parliamentary Furniture Industry Group at the group’s Annual General Meeting at the Houses of Parliament on 22nd...

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BFC petitions the Chancellor about unfair biomass subsidies

In a further bid to highlight the furniture industry’s concerns about the adverse impact of biomass subsidies on its cost basis and future viability, representatives of the British Furniture Confederation today went to 11 Downing Street to present a letter and...

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