Housing: Fire Prevention

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 17th November 2020.

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Photo of Mike Amesbury Mike Amesbury Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the number of houses built without the necessary fire breaks in England and Wales in the last five years.

Photo of Christopher Pincher Christopher Pincher Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

This information is not centrally held. The Government is currently pursuing the biggest change in our building safety regime for a generation. This includes our landmark Building Safety Bill, which is currently undergoing pre-legislative scrutiny and builds on the recommendations from Dame Judith?Hackitt’s?Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety. The draft Bill contains provisions to help remedy the systemic failings that resulted in the Grenfell Tower fire.

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