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Grenfell Tower Inquiry

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:28 pm on 30th October 2019.

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Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Labour, Hammersmith 2:28 pm, 30th October 2019

If there is to be this change—a flexibility, under which there may be a full evacuation from time to time—would the right hon. Lady agree that it would be essential for buildings to have sprinkler systems, at least in communal areas, more than one means of escape and a central alarm system, and that Grenfell Tower would have benefited from those measures? Would she support those provisions being introduced in new buildings and retrofitted?