Sector presses for further action on cladding

By Martin Ford | 21 January 2020

Building safety reforms billed as the ‘biggest change for a generation’ do not go far enough to clamp down on potentially dangerous cladding, councils argued this week.

Housing secretary Robert Jenrick’s latest plans include naming and shaming building owners that have not taken action to remove cladding from high-rise buildings by the end of this month and working with councils on enforcement action against those without a ‘clear plan for remediation’.

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