Grenfell Tower

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:54 pm on 3rd July 2017.

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Photo of Sajid Javid Sajid Javid The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 4:54 pm, 3rd July 2017

Our priority has been buildings that are taller than 18 metres—typically more than six storeys—and residential buildings, as that is where one would expect the highest risk, because naturally people would be there overnight. That is the starting point and the priority. We expect that after we have dealt with the priority cases, we can make the testing facility available for all other types of buildings.