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

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Photo of Chris Elmore Chris Elmore Opposition Whip (Commons) 4:54 pm, 3rd July 2017

I understand the focus of the Secretary of State and his Department on cladding, but may I ask him about the insulation? Some reports say that the insulation caught fire and combusted three times quicker than the cladding. Industry experts say that we should consider a system of non-combustible insulation, which is available on the market. What is the Secretary of State doing to investigate the safety of insulation, including when buildings are uncladded and the insulation is exposed to the elements?