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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Grenfell Tower: Fires more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire have reported to Kensington and Chelsea Council as homeless; and how many of those people are now in temporary accommodation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 66 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-07-06more like thismore than 2017-07-06
star this property answer text <p>All those whose homes were destroyed in the fire, who have approached services for assistance have been provided with emergency hotel accommodation. Housing Needs Assessments have been conducted with 138 households and suitable temporary accommodation is currently being identified for them until such time as permanent social housing can be offered<strong>.</strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 148 more like this
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less than 2017-07-06T15:04:10.623Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-06T15:04:10.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson remove filter
731410
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to his predecessor's letter of 20 May 2013 to the Coroner investigating the Lakanal House fire incident, what steps were taken to simplify the language in Approved Document B. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 67 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-07-06more like thismore than 2017-07-06
star this property answer text <p>The Coroner’s report into Lakanal House recommended simplifying the fire safety guidance relating to Building Regulations (Approved Document B). This work was being progressed.</p><p>Following the tragedy at Grenfell Tower, we will need to consider the position on guidance further alongside the Prime Minister’s commitment to look at wider issues. This work will now need to be informed by any recommendations that the independent inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire makes.</p><p>In the interim, we have set up an expert panel to advise us on any immediate steps that should be taken to ensure fire safety. The role of the expert panel and the advice already given following Grenfell is set out in a note published last week at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/explanatory-note-on-safety-checks-and-testing" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/explanatory-note-on-safety-checks-and-testing</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2017-07-06T14:53:46.957Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-06T14:53:46.957Z
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4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson remove filter
731468
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Buildings: Fire Prevention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, on how many occasions in each year since 2009-10 local building control authorities used their powers under section (a) 35, (b) 36, (c) 36 (6), (d) 77 and (e) 78 of the Building Act 1984 to alter, or cease building works because of concerns about fire safety. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 383 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-07-06more like thismore than 2017-07-06
star this property answer text <p>My Department does not collect figures from local authorities on the use of these sections of the Building Act 1984.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2017-07-06T14:58:05.617Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-06T14:58:05.617Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson remove filter
731475
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading High Rise Flats: Fire Extinguishers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will publish all assessments carried out into the costs of retrofitting sprinklers in high-rise, multi-occupied residential buildings since 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 78 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-06-26more like thismore than 2017-06-26
star this property answer text <p>No central assessment has been carried out. The costs will vary widely based on the size and age of buildings. Local authorities may have commissioned separate assessments into the costs involved following the Government’s request in 2013 to social housing providers that they consider installing sprinklers into older residential tower blocks.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2017-06-26T16:49:04.1Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-26T16:49:04.1Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson remove filter
731477
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether Reynobond PE aluminium panels are banned for use as cladding on high-rise residential tower blocks in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 80 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-06-26more like thismore than 2017-06-26
star this property answer text <p>Cladding using a composite aluminium panel with a polyethylene core would be non-compliant with current Building Regulations guidance, if used as cladding on buildings over 18 metres in height.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2017-06-26T16:28:13.873Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-26T16:28:13.873Z
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4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson remove filter
731485
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Grenfell Tower: Fires more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire who have been recorded as made statutory homeless have been re-housed by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council (a) in London boroughs neighbouring Kensington and Chelsea, (b) in London boroughs not neighbouring Kensington and Chelsea and (c) outside London. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 148 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-07-06more like thismore than 2017-07-06
star this property answer text <p>All those whose homes were destroyed in the fire, who have approached services for assistance have been provided with emergency hotel accommodation. Housing Needs Assessments have been conducted with 138 households and suitable temporary accommodation is currently being identified for them until such time as permanent social housing can be offered<strong>.</strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 66 more like this
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less than 2017-07-06T15:04:10.763Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-06T15:04:10.763Z
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4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson remove filter
731841
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-22more like thismore than 2017-06-22
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether the Government's undertaking to test cladding in high-rise residential tower blocks will extend to other tall buildings including those occupied by (a) hospitals and (b) businesses. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 588 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-06-29more like thismore than 2017-06-29
star this property answer text <p>Testing in residential tower blocks is well underway. Local authorities and housing associations have been instructed to submit samples of Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding for testing. We have also alerted owners, landlords and managers of private sector residential blocks, and made the testing facility available to them.</p><p>We are initiating testing in other priority buildings across the public sector, including NHS Trust and Foundation Trust buildings. We are prioritising testing on buildings where people sleep overnight, which have ACM cladding and are of a certain height. We will identify further priorities for testing in the coming days.</p><p>All building owners are responsible for ensuring the safety of their buildings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2017-06-29T10:07:57.557Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-29T10:07:57.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma remove filter
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star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
unstar this property tabling member
1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson remove filter
731848
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-22more like thismore than 2017-06-22
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what additional fire safety arrangements will be put in place in tall residential tower blocks which may have flammable cladding; and what central Government funding is available to finance such arrangements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 656 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-07-14more like thismore than 2017-07-14
star this property answer text <p>The Department wrote to local authority and housing association landlords on 18 June, setting out immediate actions that should be taken to identify residential tower blocks over 18 metres in height with aluminium type external cladding. The Department wrote again on 19 June to set out the process they should follow to submit samples of Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding for testing.</p><p> </p><p>On 30 June, we published a note at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/explanatory-note-on-safety-checks-and-testing" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/explanatory-note-on-safety-checks-and-testing</a>. This note confirms the advice in those letters to local authorities, with further specific information about the tests being carried out.</p><p> </p><p>On 6 July we published details of further tests to be carried out as the next step in helping landlords to ensure the safety of their buildings. These large scale tests will help establish how different types of ACM panels in combination with different types of insulation behave in a fire. Further detail about the next testing stage can be found at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/expert-panel-recommends-further-tests-on-cladding-and-insulation" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/expert-panel-recommends-further-tests-on-cladding-and-insulation</a>.</p><p> </p><p>Where work is necessary to ensure the fire safety of social housing, we will ensure that lack of financial resources will not prevent it going ahead.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2017-07-14T10:22:09.71Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-14T10:22:09.71Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma remove filter
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star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson remove filter
731866
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-22more like thismore than 2017-06-22
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Grenfell Tower: Fires more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether money from the Grenfell Tower Residents' Discretionary Fund can be used to fund the legal costs of court challenges for those affected by the fire. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 748 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-07-14more like thismore than 2017-07-14
star this property answer text <p>The Grenfell Tower Residents’ Discretionary Fund has been set up to meet the urgent needs of residents, but will not cover legal costs. However, the Government has announced that it will be providing an additional fund to meet the costs of providing victims with legal representation at the inquiry. This fund is not legal aid, but legal aid may be available to cover certain other legal costs that residents might face.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2017-07-14T10:46:33.607Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-14T10:46:33.607Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson remove filter
731870
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-22more like thismore than 2017-06-22
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether the investigations into councils' residential tower blocks will assess the (a) flammability and poisonous elements contained in wall insulation and furniture, (b) operability of fire alarms and (c) whether central stairwells in towers are protected from fire and smoke. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 753 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-06-30more like thismore than 2017-06-30
star this property answer text <p>The tests currently being carried out are focussed on the combustibility of material in cladding made from Aluminium Composite Material. Where those materials have failed that test, housing providers have had instructions to review all fire safety arrangements in the relevant property, and to check insulation and other materials in the wall construction.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2017-06-30T15:50:35.597Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-30T15:50:35.597Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma remove filter
unstar this property tabling member
1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson remove filter