Cladding Fire Safety Regulator Announced in New Building Safety Bill

Cladding fire safety
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New government commitments to improve cladding fire safety have been announced to ensure stricter regulation of high-rise buildings in England. 

The Building Safety Bill was published by the government this week, two years after it was initially included in the 2019 Queen's Speech.

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