Introduction

Following the tragic event at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017, the Government asked Dame Judith Hackitt to undertake an Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety. Dame Judith published her initial findings in an interim report in December 2017, with the final report being published in May 2018.

The purpose of the review was to make recommendations that will ensure we have a robust regulatory system for the future and to provide further assurance to residents that the whole system is working to ensure the buildings they live in are safe and remain so.

 The review focused on examining building and fire safety regulations and related compliance and enforcement, with a focus on high rise residential buildings.

The final report set out over 50 recommendations for Government to consider as to how to deliver a more robust regulatory system for the future.   

This Call for Evidence is being issued following the recommendations in the Hackitt report on residents’ voice and responsibilities (recommendations 3.5 and 4.6). Responses are particularly welcomed from residents of multi-occupancy residential buildings, owners and managers of such buildings and anyone else with an interest in this issue.

The next page will detail how to use this Call for Evidence survey to submit a response

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