UK timber industry to spearhead implementation of key government policy

Specification OnLine UK
March 8, 2024
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building

UK — Working in partnership, the Structural Timber Association, Timber Development UK and the Confederation of Forest Industries have been appointed joint Secretariat of the Government’s Timber in Construction (TiC) Policy Roadmap working group, in a bid to expedite delivery of this critical industry plan. The TiC roadmap – published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) last year –  sets out a framework for increasing the use of timber in construction. Having already worked together as key contributors to the development of the policy document, the three organisations are well placed to bring their shared expertise to its execution. …The Secretariat role will be tasked with leading the development and implementation of solid plans to deliver each of the seven key priorities identified within the roadmap, which cover demand, supply, building safety, labour and skills, carbon, insurance, and innovation.

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