West Yorkshire MP calls on new Housing Secretary to ‘end cladding scandal’

Hilary Benn MP A WEST Yorkshire MP has called on the new housing secretary Michael Gove to end the cladding scandal, and to allow leaseholders in Leeds restart their lives. Hilary Benn (Lab, Leeds Central) was speaking from a cladding scandal rally in Parliament Square, in which hundreds of […] Click here to view original…

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UK protesters demand government help to replace deadly cladding

Hundreds of protesters in the UK have gathered outside the Houses of Parliament in their fight to remove potentially deadly cladding from their homes. Leaseholders caught up in what has become known colloquially as the “cladding scandal” want more help from the UK government to help fix the problem. […] Click here to view original…

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Conservative rebels will push three cladding amendments to building safety legislation

Cladding systems failed government-commissioned fire tests in 2004, leaked document reveals Scottish Housing Regulator publishes findings from lengthy intervention in social landlord Influential centre-right thinktank calls for 250,000 key worker ‘homes for heroes’ Leaseholders face ‘triple whammy’ in building safety crisis, say MPs KCTMO sold Grenfell residents’ ‘interests and […] Click here to view original…

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Cladding Remediation – where are we?

Up and down the country buildings clad in ACM are in various stages of ‘repair’ as the process of stripping and replacing non-compliant ACM is undertaken. Some buildings have been fully remediated, others are being remediated and no doubt that process in respect of some premises has not even […] Click here to view original…

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Alternatives sought for ‘suffocating’ shrinkwrap on tower block

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt met with St Francis Tower managing agents Block Management UK Ltd on Thursday Alternative options to the shrinkwrap that is “suffocating” tenants in St Francis Tower Ipswich have been presented to Government officials as the issue is propelled onto the national agenda. St Francis Tower’s […] Click here to view original…

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Hundreds protest over cladding scandal as Sadiq Khan condemns ‘broken’ leaseholder system

Protesters from Leaseholders Together gather at rally in Parliament Square, Westminster Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside Parliament on Thursday to protest over issues faced by the nation’s leaseholders as the Mayor of London warned the system is “broken”. Building owners and landlords must share important building safety information with […] Click here to view original…

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Protest as flat owners hit by cladding scandal face financial ruin without help

Protesters from Leaseholders Together gather at rally in Parliament Square Flat owners today urged the Government to protect them from huge bills to fix unsafe homes that could leave them in “financial ruin”. Hundreds of protesters gathered on Parliament Square for the Leaseholders Together rally to demand the Building […] Click here to view original…

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