A four-day exhibition to highlight the challenges and opportunities faced by the British Furniture industry will launch at the House of Commons today. Organised by the British Furniture Confederation, the exhibition will showcase a range of manufacturers and industry bodies to provide MPs, peers and civil servants an insight into the furniture industry. The industry contributes £7 billion anually to the UK economy. Among those involved is steel storage company Bisley, which is keen to highlight issues such as the reduction in the annual investment allowance for plant and machinery and the phased abolition of the Industrial Buildings Allowance. The event is sponsored by Stephen McPartland MP, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Furniture Industry Group and is being held in the Upper Waiting Hall from 9-12 July, between 10am and 6pm.