Representation & Government Relations
Representing the industry to the UK Government, UKFT campaigns on a wide range of issues, not least of which is Brexit, ensuring that the needs of the industry are considered at the highest level. UKFT is committed to a positive long term engagement with Government. Through its regular work with Government departments such as the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for International Trade, the Department for Education, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, The Prime Minister’s Office and HM Treasury, UKFT continues to promote the interests of the industry.
As well as meeting with Ministers and Civil Servants UKFT regularly responds to Government consultations and Select Committee enquiries.
UKFT Survey: Untapped Potential
UKFT is undertaking a landmark research project to reveal the true value of the UK fashion and textile sector and to support the industry to establish and achieve its 10-year visionFIND OUT MORE
UKFT x BFC Industry Government Forum
The UKFT x BFC Industry Government will help to identify key priorities for the industry and shape UKFT and BFC’s interactions with government both in the short and long termFind out more
UKFT is working across government to help secure the best possible outcome for our sector in the negotiations that lie ahead.Find out more
Political & Lobbying Activity
UKFT campaigns on a wide range of issues ensuring that the needs of the industry are considered at the highest level.Find out more
UKFT is active on the European stage through its membership of EURATEX, the European Apparel & Textile Confederation.Find out more
International Apparel Federation
The IAF is the world federation for the apparel industry and membership includes apparel associations from over 60 countries.Find out more
Championing UK fashion and textiles
UKFT is delighted to champion the unique strengths of our sector and the dynamic businesses that operate within it. Find out about some of our latest projects and campaigns hereFind out more
The latest updates from UKFT on representing the industry to the UK GovernmentFIND OUT MORE