From: “Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee” <email@example.com>
Date: 15 May 2020 at 09:58:33 BST
Subject: HCLG Committee: Evidence session on 18 May
Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
For immediate release
Evidence session with resident action groups and Lord Greenhalgh on dangerous cladding
Monday 18 May, 2.30pm
Watch the session live at www.parliamentlive.tv
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee takes evidence from Government Minister, Lord Greenhalgh, and resident action groups, Cladiators and UK Cladding Action Group, on Monday 18 May as it continues its inquiry into the progress of remediation of cladding.
The Committee recently published the results of a survey that revealed significant ongoing fire safety issues in multi-occupancy buildings across the country, leaving residents facing bills of thousands of pounds for ongoing safety measures or remedial work.
In this session the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee will hear first hand from representatives of residents action groups about the impact ongoing issues with dangerous cladding, and other fire safety issues, has had on their lives.
It will also investigate the perspectives of residents groups and the Government on the pace of remediation, the quality of financial support and national leadership in driving change. This is likely to include the impact of the £1 billion fund for removal of dangerous cladding, and wider issues including access to mortgage finance and the impact of Covid-19 on building works.
- Rituparna Saha, Co-founder, UK Cladding Action Group
- Alex Di-Giuseppe, Co-founder, Manchester Cladiators
- Lord Greenhalgh, Minister of State, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government