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High Rise Flats: Insulation

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 271513, tabled on 1 July 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate his Department has made of the number of (a) privately owned housing blocks and (b) social housing blocks with high pressure laminate cladding and combustible insulation that have been remediated.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

9 July 2019

The Department has not formally collected data on on non-Aluminuim Composite Material external wall systems on high rise residential buildings.

Advice Note 14 makes it clear that Building Owners should seek professional advice on the fire safety of their buildings and take any necessary subsequent actions. Local authorities have powers to enforce this if required. This Advice Note can be found at:


https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/765761/Expert_Panel_advice_note_on_non-ACM.pdf

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