Union slams deadly fire failings and cuts

Marking Firefighters Memorial Day last week (Pic: Mark Thomas and FBU) Firefighters have attacked the government and building owners as a parliamentary committee’s cladding survey highlighted widespread safety failings. The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee last week published the findings of a survey into the progress of work […] Click here to view original…

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Dangerous combustible cladding still not replaced on 70% of buildings

Smoke billows out from the 24-storey Grenfell Tower DANGEROUS cladding has still not been replaced on the vast majority of at-risk blocks of flats, a damning survey by MPs found today. The housing, communities and local government committee (HCLG) quizzed 1,352 people living in such buildings as part of […] Click here to view original…

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