Labour says ministers made false claims about cladding after Grenfell

Labour says ministers made false claims about cladding after Grenfell
 

The government’s chief fire safety adviser approved as safe for use cladding similar to that which spread the deadly Grenfell Tower fire, according to a certificate unearthed by Labour.
Sir Ken Knight, who was appointed as the independent expert advisory panel on making buildings safe after 72 people died at Grenfell, signed a safety certificate in 2014 for a combustible aluminium cladding panel with polyethylene core that said it could be used in “multi-storey” buildings.
Labour said this demonstrated that Theresa May and other ministers were wrong when they said in the aftermath of the... read more

 
7 March 2018 in World News, Views: 40
Source: Guardian
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