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High Rise Flats: Insulation

Treasury written question – answered on 12th March 2020.

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Photo of Shabana Mahmood Shabana Mahmood Labour, Birmingham, Ladywood

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities, and Local Government on the financial implications of the Grenfell Tower fire for leaseholders with properties clad in flammable materials.

Photo of John Glen John Glen Minister of State (Treasury) (City), The Economic Secretary to the Treasury

One of the Government’s most important duties is to ensure that residents – including leaseholders – feel safe and secure in their homes. That is why the Budget announced £1bn of additional funding to remove unsafe non-ACM cladding from private and social sector residential buildings above 18 metres. The Government expects building owners who have already committed to fund remedial works without passing on the costs to leaseholders to stick to these commitments.

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