Council chiefs say new Fire Safety Bill ‘step in the right direction’

Building owners and managers of high-rise and multi-occupied buildings are to be held to account for the safety of their residents thanks to new legislation. The Home Office is today introducing a new Bill to improve fire safety in buildings in England and Wales. It aims at clarifying that […] Click here to view original…

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MPs launch inquiry into cladding removal work

Housing committee to look at pace of remediation The chair of an influential committee of MPs has called on the government to do more to help homeowners whose properties are clad in dangerous material. Clive Betts, who heads the housing, communities and local government committee, said the government’s support […] Click here to view original…

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Great to see the All Party Insurance & Financial Services Group flourishing

I am delighted to see that the All Party Parliamentary Group on Insurance & Financial Services is going from strength-to-strength in its new partnership with the Chartered Insurance Institute and with former insurance broker, now Tory MP, Craig Tracey at the helm. It is nearly 30 years since I […] Click here to view original…

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Great to see the All Party Insurance & Financial Services Group flourishing

I am delighted to see that the All Party Parliamentary Group on Insurance & Financial Services is going from strength-to-strength in its new partnership with the Chartered Insurance Institute and with former insurance broker, now Tory MP, Craig Tracey at the helm. It is nearly 30 years since I […] Click here to view original…

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Hundreds of residential blocks still have dangerous ACM cladding

Workmen apply cladding to a building in the Nottingham City Centre, 2018 × MORE than 260 residential blocks in England still remain cloaked in Grenfell-style cladding, government statistics revealed today. Of these buildings, 86 are social sector and 175 private-sector residential buildings, the ministry of housing’s monthly building safety […] Click here to view original…

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