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Part of Fire Safety Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:45 pm on 25 June 2020.

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Photo of Gary Streeter Gary Streeter Conservative, South West Devon 3:45, 25 June 2020

With this it will be convenient to discuss new clause 9—Inspectors: prioritisation—

“In discharging their duties under article 27 of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (SI 2005/1541) (powers of inspectors) in relation to any building which contains two or more sets of domestic premises, an inspector must prioritise the premises which they consider to be at most risk.”

This new clause would require the schedule for inspecting buildings to be based on a prioritisation of risk, not an arbitrary distinction of types of buildings.