Housing: Insulation

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 1st December 2020.

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Photo of Helen Hayes Helen Hayes Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to his 21 November 2020 announcement entitled Government steps in to help homeowners caught up in EWS1 process, what his timeframe is for issuing additional guidance on indemnity insurance.

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

My Department has been engaging with the insurance industry to investigate commercial and Government solutions that improve the availability of professional indemnity insurance solutions (PII) for key building safety professionals, including those working on the EWS1 process. This is a highly technical area with complex market dynamics; however, discussions have been positive and a number of options are being investigated.

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