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Buildings: Safety

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 163795, tabled on 13 March 2023

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what funding his Department is allocating to support delivery of the building safety reforms.

Answered on

21 March 2023

The Government is committed to ensuring that the Building Safety Regulator and the Construction Products Regulator have the resources and skills to perform their functions effectively.

On 9 March, the Government announced £42 million grant funding to support recruitment of Building Control Inspectors and Fire Inspectors working with the Building Safety Regulator. The grant funding will enable local regulators to recruit, train and employ new Building Inspectors and Fire Inspectors to support the work of the Building Safety Regulator.