Government criticised over dragging feet on cladding after new fire

By Dan Peters | 10 May 2021

The Government has been accused of failing to force developers to take action after a fire broke out at a tower block with Grenfell-style cladding.

More than 40 people needed medical treatment on Friday after the blaze at the 19-storey, privately-owned New Providence Wharf development, near Canary Wharf in London.

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