Budget comment from SA chairman
Comment from the Schoolwear Association following Budget announcement.
By Laura Turner
Image: Matthew Easter, chair of the Schoolwear Association.
20 March 2014
“We were pleased to hear Prime Minister David Cameron say he wants to help working families with their childcare costs,” says Matthew Easter, chair of the Schoolwear Association. “Our members, who together clothe three quarters of Britain’s schoolchildren, are committed to providing high-quality uniform, and we will be bringing forward our own proposals during the year to help families to afford the very best schoolwear for their children.
“Our members are British businesses providing jobs in the retail, wholesale, and manufacturing sector, so we are delighted with measures in the Budget to promote investment and support business.”
The Schoolwear Association represents those involved in the supply of school specific uniform, including retailers, direct to school suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, suppliers, decorators, agents and schools. Established in 2006, the Association has over 200 members representing all areas of the UK school-specific uniform trade.
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