Hi­lary Benn vis­its Howarth branch

Yorkshire Post - Business - - BUSINESS / NEWS -


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.

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