Written Question on Local Government Finance: Fire Prevention

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Date Title Questioner
5 Jul 2017, 4:40 p.m. Local Government Finance: Fire Prevention Neil Coyle

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what additional resources the Government plans to provide to councils for fire safety inspections.

Answer (Alok Sharma)

My Department has issued advice on the interim mitigating measures landlords should implement. Cost considerations must not get in the way of making sure that residents are safe. Where work is necessary to ensure the fire safety of a building, we will ensure that lack of financial resources will not prevent them going ahead.


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