Buildings: Insulation

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 18th March 2019.

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Photo of Steve Reed Steve Reed Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Civil Society)

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 11 March 2019 to Question 229147 on Buildings: Insulation, whether in the event that that test results in failure his Department will advise that all buildings with that combination of materials be stripped of combustible cladding.

Photo of Steve Reed Steve Reed Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Civil Society)

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 11 March 2019 to Question 229147 on Buildings: Insulation, whether in the event that that combination of materials passes that test his Department will conduct further large-scale tests with high-pressure laminate panels and combustible insulation materials as took place with aluminum composite material cladding in summer 2017.

Photo of Kit Malthouse Kit Malthouse Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

The Department will consider, with the advice of the Independent Expert Panel, the results of this test and other available information, whether any further action is necessary.

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