Gerry Sutcliffe MP visits Pilkington Bradford

Pilkington Bradford welcomed local MP Gerry Sutcliffe to tour the facility on 7th April 2011.

The MP for Bradford South heard from Tony Smith, Market Development Manager, who highlighted that the inclusion of glazing in the Green Deal could bring investment by the NSG Group through the growth of products such as Pilkington energiKare™. Mr Sutcliffe also discussed the drive to consider reduced VAT rates for certain energy efficient products and pledged his support on this issue. Mr Sutcliffe emphasised the importance of MPs and industry working together to ensure progress is made on the Green Deal and assured Pilkington and its trade association, the Glass & Glazing Federation, of his backing for their campaign on this issue.