Gove addresses Developers

Gove addresses Developers

Government forces developers to fix cladding crisis (10 January 2022) Michael Gove, Secretary of State, warns developers they must pay to fix the cladding crisis that they caused as he overhauls the government’s approach to building safety.

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New Government plan to protect Leaseholders

New Government plan to protect Leaseholders

Government sets out new plan to protect leaseholders and make industry pay for the cladding crisis (10 January 2022): The government has reset its approach to building safety with a bold new plan to protect leaseholders and make wealthy developers and companies pay to fix the cladding crisis.

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Letter from Michael Gove MP to Residents of Grenfell Tower.

Letter from Michael Gove MP to Residents of Grenfell Tower.

December 2021 Letter from Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communitiesand Minister for Intergovernmental Relations, to Residents of Grenfell Tower https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1042248/2021-12-17_Secretary_of_State_letter_to_residents.pdf

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Elspeth Grant – Grenfell Inquiry

Elspeth Grant – Grenfell Inquiry

Letter from Elspeth Grant of Triple A Solutions: HOM00019844_Letter from Elspeth Grant (Triple Consult) to Merrick Cockell (LGA) re withdrawal of Guidance ‘Fire Safety in purpose-built blocks of flats’ and relevant risk assessments. Draft response to letter from Elspeth Grant of Triple A Solutions. CLG10004932_Draft Letter to Elsbeth Grant from Caroline Bosdet, Project Manager of the Fire Safety Guidance Project, re Fire Safety Guidance in […]

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Grenfell Tower Inquiry Module 6 of Phase 2

Grenfell Tower Inquiry Module 6 of Phase 2

Module 6 of Phase 2 of the Grenfell Tower Fire Inquiry began this week.  Section 7 of the Opening Written Statement by the BSR Team 1A refers to Triple A’s concerns about the legalities of the LGA Guide Fire Safety in Purpose-built Flats relating to disabled people. This relates to a letter written to Sir Merrick Cockell, then Chairman of the Local Government Group. Module […]

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Jeremy Pocklington’s letter the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP

Jeremy Pocklington’s letter the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP

Ministerial direction from Secretary of State Michael Gove to Permanent Secretary Jeremy Pocklington (10 January 2022): Permanent Secretary Jeremy Pocklington has written to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP who in return issued a ministerial direction. The letters relate to funding fire alarms in all buildings with a waking watch. See letter: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1045428/SoS_to_Perm_Sec_Waking_Watch_Direction_January_2022.pdf

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