Government to overhaul building regulations after Grenfell tragedy

Government to overhaul building regulations after Grenfell tragedy
 

THE Government has pledged to overhaul building regulations after a review prompted by the Grenfell Tower fire flagged up “systemic failure”.
Current rules concerning the construction and maintenance of high-rise blocks were said to be “not fit for purpose” and left room for people to cut corners.
Dame Judith Hackitt, who is leading the probe, said a change in culture was needed to ensure safety is prioritised over costs in the construction industry.
She published her findings in an interim report, along with a series of recommendations which were accepted in full by communities secretary... read more

 
19 December 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 41
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