Hilary Benn visits Howarth branch
Howarth Timber and Building Supplies welcomed Leeds Central MP Hilary Benn to its branch at Prince Edward Works on Pontefract Lane, Leeds, to discuss issues affecting the supply chain and the wider West Yorkshire economy.
Mr Benn, who chairs the House of Commons Brexit Committee, met with regional manager
Ian Williams, who provided an overview of Howarth Timber’s recent investments. He spoke with managing director Nick Howarth about the impact of leaving the European Union without a customs’ agreement. In particular the potential impact on the timber trade of a hard Brexit.