Make Wood Work

Make Wood Work is a national campaign aimed at securing the long-term future of wood panel manufacturing in the UK.

The future competitiveness of the industry is under threat - due to distortion of an already fragile wood supply and demand balance in the UK, caused by subsidies available to the energy generators under the Government's Renewables Obligation. 
 
 
Radio 4 programme investigates the implications of the Renewables Obligation

Reporter Sharmini Selvarajah speaks to furniture manfacturers, wood panel manufacturers, the Rt Hon Anne McGuire and Greg Barker (Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change) about the Renewables Obligation and its impact on the price of wood.
 
You can listen to the programme by clicking on the link below.  Select chapter 2 for the relevant broadcast:
 
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