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BrumLAG In the Media
Members of BrumLAG was interviewed for BBC Radio West Midlands about the Birmingham Rally talking about the #EnoughIsEnough protest.
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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.
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…
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…
“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”
Telling the housing minister Lord Greenhalgh about their dangerous cladding!
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 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…
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…
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 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…
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 www.insidehousing.co.uk
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…
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
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|
|Event Location||Westminster Hall|
|Event Type||Second chamber|
|Date||Wed 12 Feb 2020|
#CladdingScandal Rally at Westminster 24 February 2020