Support high rise residential residents with the removal of unsafe cladding
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Conservative Party Manifesto 2019, p.31
And we will support high rise residential residents with the removal of unsafe cladding...
- Following the fire at Grenfell Tower in London in June 2017, this is a promise to offer support to occupants of high-rise residences with the removal of unsafe cladding from their buildings.
- In May 2020, the government announced a Building Safety Fund to remove dangerous cladding, but the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has since said:
“It is clear that the new £1 billion Building Safety Fund will not be sufficient to remediate all 1,700 buildings with combustible non-ACM cladding above 18 metres.”
- The government has provided limited support, but in light of the select committee’s findings, this policy remains ‘in progress’.
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