EHRC Summary Report: This report is a summary of the Equality & Human Rights Commission’s legal submissions following Phase 1 of the Grenfell Tower inquiry.
EHRC Technical PSED Guidance: This document provides an authoritative, comprehensive and technical guide to the detail of the law. It has been updated to reflect the provisions of the new specific duties regulations; explains the three aims of the Public Sector Equality Duty, outlines the requirements of the Act and the specific duty regulations and provides practical approaches to complying with the Public Sector Equality Duty.
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.
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.
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
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 […]
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 […]
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