Former building regulations minister had never heard of flawed fire rating

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Stephen Williams says he only learned of outdated Class 0 rating at yesterday’s hearing of Grenfell Inquiry

A former minister in charge of building regulations was not aware of the existence of a flawed fire rating before being told about it at the Grenfell Inquiry yesterday.

Stephen Williams said “that is honestly the first time I’ve ever heard that phrase” when asked what he knew about the ‘Class 0’ rating at yesterday’s hearing.

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