In case you missed it: Michael Gove’s building safety speech in full


The housing secretary yesterday announced the government’s latest plan to tackle the cladding crisis, here are his words in full

Ever since the events of 14 June 2017, when 72 people lost their life in the horrific blaze at Grenfell Tower, the issue of who pays for fire safety works on tower blocks has been a huge problem for government.

Leaseholders have been hit with bills for tens of thousands of pounds, and the mortgage market has stalled due to the requirements for building safety information.

Yesterday, housing secretary Michael Gove unveiled the latest government plan to deal with the problem. But what did he actually say in his speech? In case you missed it, below is the full text of Gove’s address to the House of Commons

Login or Register for free to continue reading Housing Today

To continue enjoying, REGISTER FOR FREE

Already registered? Login here

Stay at the forefront of thought leadership with news and analysis from award-winning journalists. Sign up below to receive:

  • Breaking industry news as it happens
  • Gain access to Housing Today’s Specialist CPD modules
  • Expert News and analysis

It takes less than one minute….

Join the Housing Today community - REGISTER TODAY

… or subscribe for full access - Subscribe now