UK government vows £3.5bn extra cash and developer taxes to fix cladding scandal

Britain’s housing secretary Robert Jenrick. Photo: Henry Nicholls/Reuters The UK government has announced £3.5bn ($4.8bn) extra funding and two new taxes on developers to fix the cladding scandal, promising leaseholders in high-rise blocks in England will face no costs for safety works. Campaigners and opposition MPs said the measures […]

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