12 May 2010 11:49 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--The UK chemical industry on Wednesday welcomed the establishment of a new government and expressed the hope that it would tackle urgently policy issues that have a direct impact on the sector, such as energy and tax.
"We are pleased that there is now a Government in place to take forward urgent policy issues such as energy and competitive tax regimes,” Simon Marsh, employment and communications director at the Chemical Industries Association (CIA) said.
“We hope that the coalition will deliver a strong and stable Government so that the ?xml:namespace>
The make-up of the Conservative/Liberal Democrat party coalition government, led by new Prime Minister David Cameron, was still being finalised after a close-run national election. Labour's Gordon Brown stepped down as Prime Minister on Tuesday.
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