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High Rise Flats: Fire and Rescue Services

Question for Home Office

UIN 214, tabled on 10 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance the Government has provided to fire authorities on basing operational firefighting decisions on the risks of fire to high rise properties.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

30 May 2022

Fire and rescue authorities are responsible for judging how to respond to the risks presented by residential high-rise buildings to their local communities.

Answered by

Home Office