Government will consult on banning flammable cladding after its Grenfell review failed to propose such action
The decision not to call for a ban on inflammable cladding by the author of a review into the Grenfell Tower fire unleashed a chorus of criticism from across the political spectrum. Within hours of the review being made public, the government had announced it would consult on a ban, prompting Grenfell survivors to ask why…
Author of Grenfell Tower review: ‘the lack of discipline has shocked me’
Dame Judith Hackitt talks about her independent building regulations review that was commissioned after Grenfell.
Grenfell cladding tests conflict of interest?
It’s one of the biggest manufacturers of insulation and cladding in Britain – and its products were used on Grenfell Tower. This programme can reveal that a company in the Kingspan group is now playing a key role in the independent government tests ordered in the wake of the fire. Kingspan says it’s just trying…
MP Sir David Amess: Grenfell fire safety tests must be transparent
Conservative MP Sir David Amess says he will be raising the potential conflict of interest revealed by Channel 4 News with appropriate ministers “as a matter of urgency”. The joint Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fire Safety and Rescue said without transparency, there’s a danger the public will lose confidence in the whole thing. Channel…