Results 1–20 of 127 for the regulatory reform fire safety order 2005

Housing and Social Security (22 Jun 2017)

Karen Buck: My hon. Friend is absolutely right. I and others pushed for that during the statement and at other opportunities. The local authorities, the arm’s length management organisations and other providers must have a guarantee. They must have the bills underwritten both for the inspection process and for any remedial works. I think we have nudged closer to that commitment this afternoon, but...

Policing and Crime Bill - Report (2nd Day) (7 Dec 2016)

Lord Clement-Jones: My Lords, Amendment 172 would create a fifth licensing objective that licensing authorities must promote when discharging their functions. It would secure the provision of social or cultural activities as a general duty. It follows the similar Amendment 214A from Committee. There is a very strong case to be made that activities such as live music should be completely deregulated from the...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Hospitals: Fire Prevention (5 Dec 2016)

Philip Dunne: The quality of fire detection and alarm systems or information relating to fire compartmentation in National Health Service premises in England, are not areas inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), nor is this information collected by the Department. The CQC is concerned with the safety and quality of treatment for patients and the fundamental standards are based around Person...

Policing and Crime Bill - Report (30 Nov 2016)

Moved by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen 43: After Clause 11, insert the following new Clause—“Fire Safety inspections(1) The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/1541) is amended as follows.(2) In article 2 (interpretation), in the definition of “fire inspector”—(a) after “inspector”” insert “, in relation to...

Written Answers — Home Office: Historic Buildings: Fire Prevention (10 Nov 2016)

Carolyn Harris: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 in protecting heritage buildings.

Written Answers — Home Office: Fire Extinguishers (4 Nov 2016)

Brandon Lewis: Building regulations already cover the use of sprinklers where they are necessary to protect people’s lives such as in high rise flats, shopping malls and large retail warehouses open to the public. The benefits of sprinklers are set out clearly in the guidance the Government makes available to assist those with fire safety responsibilities under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety)...

Written Answers — Home Office: Holiday Accommodation (24 Oct 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 applies to houses or flats where the premises are not occupied as a private dwelling, including properties offering short term accommodation to paying guests.

Policing and Crime Bill: Inspection of fire and rescue authorities (13 Jun 2016)

John Bercow: With this it will be convenient to discuss the following: Government new schedule 1—Schedule to be inserted as Schedule A3 to the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004. Government new clause 30—Public records. New clause 63—Police and Crime Commissioners: parity of funding between police and families at inquests— “(1) A police and crime commissioner has the duties...

Written Answers — Home Office: Care Homes: Electrical Safety (26 Feb 2016)

Mike Penning: Fire safety in care homes is the responsibility of the operator who is required under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 to assess the risk from fire to residents and employees and to implement appropriate fire precautions to prevent fires and mitigate the risk that, should a fire break out, lives are not put at risk. This would include mitigating the risk of and from electrical...

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Palace of Westminster: Fire Prevention (19 Nov 2015)

Tom Brake: This contract is one element of a wider programme to achieve compliance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 by the end of 2018, in accordance with a commitment the House made in 2011 to the Crown Premises Inspection Group. Achieving compliance will reduce the risk of fire causing loss of life or injury to individuals, destroying or damaging the building, or disrupting the work...

Fire Safety: School Buildings (22 Oct 2015)

Nick Gibb: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mrs Gillan. I congratulate my hon.—and redoubtable, it appears— Friend the Member for Southend West (Sir David Amess) on securing this important debate, and pay tribute to his passion for the subject and his long-standing commitment to these issues through the all-party parliamentary group on fire safety and rescue, in the...

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015: Motion to Approve (14 Sep 2015)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: The point I was making is that we are trying to make the burden as light as possible. I will respond to the noble Lord on that. The noble Lord asked about the exclusions and whether they would be covered in other legislation. Care homes, hospitals and hospices will be covered under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Hostels, refuges and student halls will be treated exactly the...

Fire Safety (Case of Sophie Rosser) (3 Mar 2015)

Stephen Williams: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Cardiff North (Jonathan Evans) on securing the debate on behalf of the family of his deceased constituent Sophie Rosser, and on the clear way in which he put forward his views. My hon. Friend said at the outset that he would talk about the generalities of fire safety, because an investigation by the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Fires: Safety (3 Nov 2014)

Jim Fitzpatrick: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 in providing (a) adequate fire safety and (b) appropriate fire drills, including evacuations, for (i) airport termini and (ii) hospitals.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Fires: Safety (17 Jul 2014)

Penny Mordaunt: This Government strongly supports faith communities being able to celebrate and mark religious festivals and exercise their freedom of religion. Any event involving fires requires the application of some sensible planning. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 applies to all commercial premises and others to which the public have access. It requires the employer or building owner to...

Public Bill Committee: Deregulation Bill: Clause 43 - Exhibition of films in community premises (13 Mar 2014)

Tom Brake: I hope that intervention will make my response to that particular query easier. The purpose of the clause is to remove the requirement for an authorisation under the Licensing Act 2003 for small-scale community film events. The hon. Gentleman’s amendment 15 suggests that the third condition in the clause, which relates to audience size, is incorrectly set at no more than 500 persons....

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Care Homes (4 Feb 2014)

Brandon Lewis: holding answer 3 February 2014 The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, introduced in October 2006, abolished the 1971 Fire Precautions Act which required certain businesses to apply for a fire certificate. Under the Fire Safety Order, all those responsible for non-domestic premises, including residential care and nursing homes, must now assess the risk from fire in their premises and...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Fire Services (27 Jan 2014)

Tom Blenkinsop: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will bring forward legislative proposals to amend the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004, the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 to enable social enterprise and public mutuals to deliver fire and rescue services.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Fire Services: Cleveland (25 Nov 2013)

Tom Blenkinsop: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what discussions his Department has had with Cleveland Fire Authority on amendments to the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004, the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 to permit the spinning out of fire brigades as public service mutuals.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention (4 Nov 2013)

Brandon Lewis: The Local Government Association's guidance ‘Fire Safety in Purpose Built Blocks of Flats’ published in July 2011 addresses the rationale for the stay-put principle in residential buildings, including high rise blocks of flats, and provides detailed advice on the fire safety information that should be made available to residents in the light of the findings of a risk assessment....


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