High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 22nd February 2018.

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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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 29 January to Question 124261, and with reference to paragraph 12.6 and Diagram 40 of Approved Document B, whether (a) class 0 (national class) and (b) class B-s3, d2 must be composed only of materials that are of limited combustibility.

Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Paragraph 12.6 of Approved Document B, which references diagram 40, refers to Class 0 (national class) and class B-s3, d2 (European class). These are different classes to those referenced in table A7 (Appendix A) as required by paragraph 12.7 for insulation products, filler materials etc to be of limited combustibility for buildings over 18 metres.

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