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HTA briefing on manifesto commitments June 2024

The Labour, Conservative, Liberal Democrats, and Green Parties have now published their manifestos ahead of the General Election on the 4th July. Below we have outlined the key points for horticulture, you can also find links to the full manifestos

HTA Sustainable Drainage Systems FAQs document June 2024

The HTA has collated existing information and FAQs on the proposal to make sustainable drainage systems mandatory. This document is primarily for landscaper businesses.

HTA Members Briefing on Martyn's Law April 2024

The HTA has produced a briefing on Martyn's Law. The proposed legislation will impose requirements in relation to certain premises and events to increase their preparedness for, and protection from, a terrorist attack.

HTA Member guidance on engaging with Prospective Parliamentary Candidates (PPCs)

With a general election underway, now is an excellent time to engage with the local politicians who are likely to be your next MP. HTA has produced the below guidance.

HTA Briefing Spring Budget 2024

Following the Spring Statement today (6th March), the HTA has produced a briefing for members that highlights the key measures that were announced.

Trade template MP letter

HTA has created a template letter for you to send to your MP regarding the upcoming BTOM

2024 SUMMARY BTOM Plant Sector Issues And Asks

HTA BTOM summary and asks paper to accompany the MP letter

HTA Members Briefing Welsh Workplace Recycling

From 6 April 2024, it will become law for all businesses, charities and public sector organisations to sort their waste for recycling. The below briefing collates information on the changes from the Welsh Government website.

HTA Member Briefing Scottish Budget December 2023

Following the Scottish Budget, the below briefing has been created to highlight key announcements.

HTA submission on future policy options for Bemisia tabaci

the HTA responded to Defra's consultation on future policy options for Bemisia tabaci. You can read our submission below.

HTA Member Briefing Business Rates December 2023

This briefing has been created with help from Gerald Eve and Turner Morum LLP and covers the whole of the UK.

HTA submission on Careers in the land-based sectors

The HTA submitted evidence to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry on Careers in the land-based sectors.