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BrumLAG In the Media

Ben Ellis of Switch Radio

BrumLAG Interview on Switch Radio

By BrumLAG | 20 June 2021

Eva from BrumLAG was interviewed by Ben Ellis of Switch Radio.

Rally Interview on BBC Radio WM

By BrumLAG | 7 June 2021

Members of BrumLAG was interviewed for BBC Radio West Midlands about the Birmingham Rally talking about the #EnoughIsEnough protest.

EOCS 5 June Rallies Live Stream

By BrumLAG | 5 June 2021

EOCS 5 June Rallies Full Live Stream Sarah from CladDAG and Birmingham EOCS Rally Livestream

Playing with fire!

Birmingham Rally 5 June 2021

By BrumLAG | 5 June 2021

Birmingham Rally 5 June 2021 Live Feed Video Gallery

BBC Radio WM

BrumLAG Interview on BBC Radio WM

By BrumLAG | 15 April 2021

Jen from BrumLAG was interviewed by Daz Hale on BBC Radio West Midlands about the Mayoral Hustings talking about the Cladding and Fire Safety Scandal.


Mayoral Hustings

By BrumLAG | 14 April 2021

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our Mayoral Hustings to hear the candidates discuss the Cladding and Fire Safety Scandal. To the candidates who answered with sincerity. Liam Byrne MP – Labour Party Cllr Steve Caudwell – Green Party Andy Street – Conservative Jenny Wilkinson – Liberal Democrat Chaired by Patrick Burns, a consummate…

BrumLAG Open Meeting 22 Feb 2021

By BrumLAG | 22 February 2021

We discuss the latest Government funding announcement, with guest speakers and impact statements from those affected. And an update on the national Building Safety Scandal. Guest speakers Andy Street West Midlands Mayor and Preet Gill MP, with a contribution from Andrew Mitchell MP.     Recording Slides Q&A Answers to the questions raised in the…

Jen from BrumLAG on Newsnight

By BrumLAG | 10 February 2021

“We all bought our homes in good faith and deserve a right to be safe in our homes.” Jenny Reid, from the Birmingham Leaseholder Action Group, says £3.5bn in extra govt funding for building safety still “seriously underestimates the size and scale of the issue”

End Our Cladding Scandal Birmingham Summit on Capitol Radio

By News Feed | 23 October 2020

Telling the housing minister Lord Greenhalgh about their dangerous cladding!

Birmingham Cladding Scandal Summit 22 Oct 2020

By News Feed | 22 October 2020

Roundtable discussion on the cladding scandal with affected residents, Lord Greenhalgh, Minister for Building Safety and Communities, Mike Amesbury MP, Shadow Minister for Housing, Communities and Local Government, and Birmingham MPs.


The cladding scandal: The thousands left without a mortgage or unable to sell

By News Feed | 27 November 2020

The government recently unveiled a social housing white paper, which hopes to transform social housing’s future for the better and give hope to those affected by the disasters from the past. The seven step charter set out by the government to help raise the standards of social housing, both […] Click here to view original…

Cladding safety fund questioned by Shadow Housing Minister one year on from Cube fire

By News Feed | 17 November 2020

The Cube Fire. Credit GMFRS SHADOW housing minister Mike Amesbury has raised concerns over the “serious limitations” of the Government’s building safety fund one year on from the fire that ripped through The Cube building in Bolton . More than 200 people were inside the student tower block when […] Click here to view original…

Social Housing White Paper to be published this week

By News Feed | 16 November 2020

The government will publish its much-anticipated Social Housing White Paper this week, Inside Housing understands. Click here to view original web page at

Council calls for urgent action to address the Cladding Scandal

By News Feed | 12 November 2020

At a meeting the full Council yesterday (11 November 2020), Leeds City Council approved a motion we have been calling for as local Councillors – a motion to demand the Government protects residents in Hunslet and Riverside Ward and across Leeds who have been impacted by the scandal of […] Click here to view original…

Flat worth £0 due to flammable cladding forces couple to delay starting family

By News Feed | 3 November 2020

Abigail Tubis, 30, and her husband tried to sell their flat and move out last year (Picture: Chris Leah) A young couple have been unable to start a family after discovering their first home is worthless due to a number of fire safety issues – including flammable cladding. Abigail […] Click here to view original…

Almost 150 buildings still wrapped in Grenfell-style flammable cladding – more than three years after the disaster

By News Feed | 30 October 2020

By Jessie Mathewson, Local Democracy Reporter Londoners’ lives are “at risk” because of failures to reform building regulations in the wake of Grenfell Tower fire, Sadiq Khan has warned. The Mayor blamed the Government and building companies for letting down the Grenfell community by not acting swiftly enough. Mr […] Click here to view original…

Building safety minister criticised after he says leaseholders will have to pay some cladding costs

By News Feed | 20 October 2020

Residents trapped in blocks with dangerous cladding have reacted angrily to comments from the building safety minister after he said the government expects leaseholders to pay for some of the remediation costs to make their buildings safe… Click here to view original web page at

Government urged to foot £15bn bill to fix unsafe cladding

By News Feed | 12 October 2020

Phil Spencer is calling on the government to take control of the growing cladding crisis by providing the funds required to fix the situation. Three years on from the tragic Grenfell fire, an estimated 2,000 high risk residential buildings still have combustible cladding on them, and the problem simply […] Click here to view original…

Government aware 'punitive' cladding fund would exclude certain leaseholders, policy document shows

Government aware ‘punitive’ cladding fund would exclude certain leaseholders, policy document shows

By News Feed | 11 October 2020

The government was aware that its Building Safety Fund would exclude certain leaseholders in a way which would be perceived as “punitive”, documents released in a failed legal challenge to the fund reveal. Residents of the Skyline Central 1 building in Manchester launched a judicial review against ministers in […] Click here to view original…

Government must foot £15billion bill to fix unsafe cladding on 1.5million homes, says TV property expert Phil Spencer

By News Feed | 9 October 2020

TV property expert Phil Spencer says the Government needs to pay the bill to renovate up to 1.5million homes with unsafe cladding. He said the situation ‘cannot resolve itself’ and that houseowners – who bought their homes without knowing they were built using dangerous materials – cannot afford to […] Click here to view original…


Event Name Westminster Hall
House Commons
Event Location Westminster Hall
Event Type Second chamber
Date Wed 12 Feb 2020
Start Time 15:10:00
End Time 15:13:44

From Birmingham Live Article 4 March 2020

#CladdingScandal Rally at Westminster 24 February 2020