Building regulations and fire safety: consultation response and connected issues

Contents

Committee information

Summary

Introduction

1 The pace of change since the Grenfell Tower fire

Pace of change since the Grenfell Tower fire

Prescription in the new regulatory regime

Remediation of buildings with combustible cladding

Government funding for remediation

Support for Grenfell Tower survivors

Quality of housing

Toxic contamination

Health services

2 Response to the consultation

Scope of the regime

Dutyholders

Residents’ voice

Oversight mechanisms

Strengthened enforcement and sanctions

Funding implications of the Government’s proposals

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex: Correspondence with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government since July

Formal minutes

Witnesses

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament




Published: 18 July 2019