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Dr Dan Poulter MP visits Hounsfield Boilers

Leading oil boiler manufacturer, Hounsfield Boilers, recently welcomed Dr Dan Poulter MP to their Needham Market factory. The MP undertook a tour of the factory and took part in a discussion on how boiler manufacturers can reduce their carbon footprint. Andrew Hounsfield, MD, Hounsfield Boilers, led the MP for Central …

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Notts MP sees the opportunities for a low carbon future in city homes

MP for Nottingham South Lilian Greenwood saw first-hand how the building materials industry can play a key role in delivering a low carbon future for the city. Greenwood discussed how modern advances in home heating products can deliver significant improvement to air quality and energy use across the region during …

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Crown Paints invites MP and Chief Secretary to Discuss Innovation

Crown Paints recently welcomed MP for Rossendale and Darwen Jake Berry and chief secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss MP, to its UK headquarters in Darwen, Lancashire, to take a tour of the paint manufacturing facility and attend a Q&A session with Crown employees. During the course of the visit, …

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Housing Minister to address BMF Members Annual Conference

Kit Malthouse MP, Minister of State for Housing, will speak at the Builders Merchants Federation’s  Annual Members’ Conference on 19 September 2019. Malthouse is responsible for housing & home ownership and planning & development in England. Specific policies such as Help to Buy, affordable & social housing, Building Regulations and …

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SR Timber boss tells MP about impact of Brexit on importing

SR Timber Trading Director Shaun Revill joined business leaders to tell prominent Conservative Nicky Morgan MP about the stark realities that businesses are facing as the uncertainty around Brexit continues. The group – which included the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), a high street bank and leading business figures – …

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Bradford welcomes local MP to Glastonbury

James Heappey, the MP for Wells visited the Glastonbury branch of Bradfords Building Supplies, the country’s oldest builders’ merchant, to learn how the company is responding to today’s low carbon challenge and helping his constituents with greener living. Heappey was welcomed by David Young, Bradford’s managing director, when he visited …

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Bromsgrove MP Visits Selco

MP for Bromsgrove and Home Secretary, Sajid Javid was a special guest at the head office of Selco Builders Warehouse during his latest rounds of constituency visits. Mr Javid paid a visit to the Wythall headquarters of one of the UK’s fastest growing builders merchants. Gavin Slark and Howard Luft …

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Browns Builders Merchants welcomes Williamson

Derby independent builders merchant Browns, played host to its local MP Chris Williamson, who visited the company to learn about how it has invested in the business to open a second branch. The relocation of their heavyside operation to new premises means Browns has improved its Old Nottingham Road branch …

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NFB supports Abrahams’ bill

Debbie Abrahams MP has pledged to introduce a ten minute rule bill in Parliament ensuring that public sector projects over £500,000 use project bank accounts. Abrahams thinks that her bill would stop small and medium-sized (SME) businesses being paid late by large companies, whilst protecting them from losing any money …

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Local MP visits historic Builders’ Merchants

John Penrose, MP for Weston-Super-Mare has visited local business Bradfords Building Supplies for a tour of their site and to meet staff. Bradfords Building Supplies are a historic success story, as the oldest known merchant at 248 years old, founded in 1770. In what began as a quarrying business, Bradfords …

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