Mick Whitley

Labour MP for Birkenhead

Fire Safety

There have been votes in Parliament on fire safety measures, including requirements for inspections and data sharing with fire services.

Mick Whitley consistently voted for stronger fire safety measures

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Major votes

  • On 19 Jan 2022: Mick Whitley voted not to allow landlords to pass on the costs of certain fire safety works to leaseholders, and to create the Building Works Agency which would have been charged with administering a programme of cladding remediation and other building safety works. Show vote
  • On 24 Feb 2021: Mick Whitley voted to require the owner or manager of a building containing two or more sets of domestic premises to: provide information about its external walls to the local fire service; inspect individual flat entrance doors annually; inspect lifts monthly and report faults to the local fire service; and share evacuation and fire safety instructions with residents of the building. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2021: Mick Whitley voted to establish the extent of dangerous cladding, prioritise buildings according to risk and immediately fund cladding remediation. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2020: Mick Whitley voted to place more fire-safety duties on those who own or manage buildings containing two or more homes. Show vote

Minor votes

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