Independent review of building regulations and fire safety: next steps Contents




1 Reaction to the Review

Support for the Independent Review

Joint Competent Authority and Building Control

Building inspection services


2 Updating and improving the current guidance

Combustible cladding

Clarity of the current guidance

Product testing and desktop studies

BS8414 tests

Fire Rescue Authorities: conflicts of interest

Variable standards of testing

The role of private sector organisations in the drafting of guidance

Desktop studies


Further measures for consideration

The need to urgently address conflicts of interest throughout the industry

3 Government support for building owners and leaseholders

Government support to local authorities and housing associations

Ongoing concerns after the removal of dangerous cladding

Government support for privately-owned buildings and leaseholders

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published correspondence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 18 July 2018