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Arun District Council put tenants at risk by failing to meet statutory health and safety requirements in relation to fire and water safety, regulator finds.
Fire doors from five suppliers have failed to meet minimum safety standards, according to government inspectors.
The publication of the Building a Safer report provides an opportunity for the construction industry to consider how we can best move forward across a diverse range of areas to ensure effective fire safety in the future.
The Government should provide funding to enable councils to fit sprinklers in all high-rise residential buildings to avoid another tragedy like the Grenfell Tower fire, MPs have argued today.
Belfast City Council has successfully secured a court injunction to get the height of a controversial bonfire reduced.
The Government has pledged to support council efforts to improve private building safety after figures show 297 private sector high-rise residential buildings have unsafe cladding.
The removal of combustible cladding from tower blocks could be making buildings more dangerous, experts have warned MPs.
The number of councils tendering for fire safety work has shot up in the year since the Grenfell disaster, according to the latest figures.
The council have told residents in two Portsmouth tower blocks they will have to move out due to safety concerns.
Local councils will have extra responsibilities for monitoring the safety of higher-risk residential buildings (HRRBs), under sweeping, wholesale reforms to the regulatory landscape proposed by the final Hackitt report, published today.