Residents in one block are “trapped behind the shrinkwrap, which restricts light and airflow… it is suffocating, oppressive, gloomy and depressing” affecting their mental health. Leaseholders were asked to contribute £21,000 each.
The Government’s protection of leaseholders is welcome. But indiscriminate penalising of property developers is rough justice.
Our amendments to the Fire Safety Bill would prevent remedial cladding costs due to historic building defects from being passed on.
The Government must improve its communication, avoiding bluster and phrases that patronise the public.
Jacob Rees-Mogg also gives his view on “marvellous” Priti Patel and the role of the civil service. Plus: does he think his Grenfell comment was a mistake?
“This was a horrific loss of life – and of course it was a tragedy that should never have happened”.
And: Gigabit broadband will soon be “sprouting like vermicelli”, says Johnson. Plus: Mordaunt’s warnings and Hoey’s heroine’s welcome.
An English Devolution Bill is needed to reignite the process of devolving widespread powers and funding to local areas across the whole country.
His campaign was slow to start, and sometimes misfired. But he found his voice, is part of a Johnson future – and is back on the up.
“We will fully fund the replacement of cladding on high-rise residential buildings,” the Prime Minister responds.
Without strong baseline regulations there is no clarity for industry or robust protection for the public. Fire safety must be a given, not a lottery.
A general election is rolling down the tracks. And he is the man best placed to see off Corbyn and Farage.