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High Rise Flats: Insurance

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 48603, tabled on 18 May 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what progress has been made in discussions with the insurance industry to reduce escalating premiums for leaseholders in tower blocks.

Answered on

2 June 2020

On 13 May, the Minister for Building Safety held a roundtable with representatives of the insurance industry to address some of the challenges impacting residents of high rise residential buildings. A number of options were discussed, and the Department will continue to engage with the insurance industry to explore these possibilities further.

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