High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 14th July 2017.

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Photo of Clive Betts Clive Betts Chair, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, Chair, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of whether additional costs to local authorities for fire prevention measures in tower blocks will reduce expenditure on the maintenance of other social housing.

Photo of Alok Sharma Alok Sharma Minister of State (Communities and Local Government)

Holding answer received on 13 July 2017

Where work is necessary to ensure the fire safety of social housing, we will ensure that lack of financial resources will not prevent it going ahead.

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