Grenfell Tower: Fires

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 14th September 2017.

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Photo of Vicky Foxcroft Vicky Foxcroft Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will make an assessment of the merits of including housing associations in the list of bodies subject to freedom of information requests in response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Cabinet Office)

Housing Associations do not meet the conditions for inclusion within Schedule 1 of the FOI Act. However the Government keeps the scope of the Act under constant review.

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