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June 01 2021

Building Safety

New Building Safety Bill Introduced

On 5 July 2021, the government has introduced the Building Safety Bill in the House of Commons. The Building Safety Bill will implement recommendations made in Dame Judith Hackitt’s ‘Building a Safer Future’ report which highlighted a need for significant cultural and regulatory change. The Bill also paves the way for the official formation of an independent Building Safety Regulator (BSR).

The Building Safety Bill will set out a clear pathway for the future on how residential buildings should be constructed and maintained The Building Safety Bill will create lasting generational change.

The Building Safety Bill can be viewed by clicking this link.

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This Bill will ensure high standards of safety for people’s homes, and in particular for high rise buildings, with a new regulator providing essential oversight at every stage of a building’s lifecycle, from design, construction, completion to occupation

Housing Secretary Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP