High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 10th April 2019.

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Photo of Lord Porter of Spalding Lord Porter of Spalding Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the legal liability of (1) door manufacturers, (2) third party certification bodies, and (3) the providers of test houses, for the failure of glass-reinforced plastic fire doors.

Photo of Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Fire doors should meet the requirements of Building Regulations. Those involved in the design, manufacture, testing and installation of fire doors are responsible for ensuring that those requirements are met.

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