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Armed Forces: Housing

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 2358, tabled on 16 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, on what dates work will begin to remove flammable cladding from each building on the defence estate housing armed forces personnel and their families.

Answered on

19 May 2022

One fully clad high-rise accommodation block, Vanguard Building at HMS Nelson, Portsmouth, has been fully remediated this year.

The remaining 25 high-rise buildings which are partially clad have been surveyed. The results are being used to determine required remedial work, after which, completion dates will be set.

A similar programme to assess low-rise accommodation buildings for external wall systems containing combustible components is underway.

All buildings have a current Fire Risk Assessment in place and remain legally complaint for continued occupation.

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