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Tower Blocks: Cladding - Statement

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:32 pm on 22nd January 2019.

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Photo of Lord Cotter Lord Cotter Liberal Democrat 3:32 pm, 22nd January 2019

My Lords, I want to make a general comment to the Government. Coming from a plastic manufacturing background, I was staggered to read in the newspapers that weekend that plastics were used to encase buildings. I say to the Minister: beware of experts. Based on my plastic manufacturing experience, I would have been very concerned by that. Please can the Government check on these experts?