Grenfell review will not call for ban on combustible cladding

Grenfell review will not call for ban on combustible cladding
 

A government review of building regulations will not recommend an explicit ban on combustible cladding and insulation, despite persistent demands from Grenfell Tower survivors and fire safety experts.
Survivors of the blaze, the Royal Institute of British Architects, and politicians have all called on the government to ban construction materials that burn.
But sources say that Dame Judith Hackitt, a former chairwoman of the Health and Safety Executive, is not expected to propose an outright prohibition on products similar to those which appeared to spread fire at Grenfell killing 72 people... read more

 
16 May 2018 in World News, Views: 50
Source: Guardian
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