fire safety

Boris Johnson facing another Tory rebellion after peers launch fresh bid to ensure flat owners do not have to pay for fire safety work.
Tory MPs and Labour vent fury at Robert Jenrick as thousands face huge bill for fire-safety improvements in wake of the Grenfell fire.
Leading rebel Stephen McPartland told HuffPost UK 38 Tories now back his amendment to ensure flat owners do not have to pay for fire safety work.
Anger as HuffPost UK finds 794 fire-risk buildings need "waking watches" – costing each flat owner up to £1,500 a month.
In the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, the government vowed to remove dangerous cladding from high rise blocks by June 2020. They're only a third of the way there.
Keir Starmer calls vote a “shameful dereliction of duty” as Labour loses amendment that aimed to ensure government took up recommendations of the Grenfell Inquiry.
Ignored emails, architects who weren’t aware of rules and a general trend of passing the buck have so far been revealed in the second phase of the inquiry.
Post-Grenfell Building Safety Bill sees costs passed on to leaseholders rather than developers and building owners.
HuffPost UK finds 372 buildings need expensive 24/7 fire patrols – and they may be "indefinite" as a result of the outbreak.
Housing secretary Robert Jenrick outlines reforms after "unacceptably slow" response to 2017 disaster.