Cladding Scandal: Labour MP challenges Government over EWS1 form

“People going to bed at night, not knowing if they will wake up the next morning,” a Labour MP has laid bare the stark reality for thousands living in homes with unsafe cladding. Florence Eshalomi the Labour MP for Vauxhall, yesterday challenged Boris Johnson on Grenfell-style cladding at PMQs. […] Click here to view original…

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Remember Grenfell? Of course you do. Thousands of millennials are still living in flats surrounded by dangerous cladding and trapped in mortgage prisons as a result

It has been three years since the Grenfell tragedy which caused the deaths of 72 people in West London. The fire started in a fridge-freezer on the fourth floor of the 24 storey building and quickly spread throughout the whole of the tower block which housed 350 people. An […] Click here to view original…

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Why the Jenrick saga has dented faith in the planning system

Public support for housing development is dependent on the perception of fairness and impartiality To get to the essence of what’s wrong with Robert Jenrick’s handling of the 1,500-home Westferry Printworks scheme, you have to first ignore accusations by Labour MPs – scenting blood – that developer Richard Desmond […] Click here to view original…

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More than 50,000 living with dangerous cladding

There are 56,000 people living in buildings with unsafe Grenfell-style cladding, new analysis has revealed. Labour has warned that three years after the tragedy that claimed the lives of 72 people, three quarters of people living in buildings covered with deadly ACM cladding have still not had it removed. […] Click here to view original…

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Cash for very big favours: Murky links in a £1billion property deal involving Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick and billionaire tycoon Richard Desmond as row threatens to engulf No10

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick was under mounting pressure last night after his links to a lobbyist for a Tory donor’s £1 billion property deal were exposed by The Mail on Sunday. Mr Jenrick is fighting for his Cabinet job after becoming embroiled in a deeply embarrassing ‘cash for favours’ […] Click here to view original…

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