FarmingUK - September 2020

The petition aims to deliver a new, long-term market for the fibre as wool prices have fallen substantially below the price of shearing for many producers. It also calls for British wool products to be mandatory for insulation and carpeting in any public financed building projects. It comes as increasing reports show that A petition calling for British wool to be mandatory for insulating in the government’s new home insulation scheme has nearly reached its goal of 25,000 backers. 28 WWW.FARMINGUK.COM British wool petition nears goal of 25,000 backers