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Buildings: Insulation

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 12th February 2020.

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Photo of Vicky Foxcroft Vicky Foxcroft 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 3 February 2020 to Question 8384 on Buildings: Fire Prevention, whether the Independent Expert Advisory Panel plans to provide any advice to leaseholders in buildings with (a) ACM cladding and (b) exterior cladding systems not yet tested by the owner of those buildings.

Photo of Esther McVey Esther McVey Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

The role of the Independent Expert Advisory Panel (IEAP) is to advise the Secretary of State on measures that should be taken relating to fire and building safety in existing buildings. Following the IEAP’s advice, updated advice has been issued to building owners on measures they should take to ensure building safety. Leaseholders can access free initial specialist advice to understand their rights through the Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE): www.lease-advice.org/

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