Government says Hackitt's recommendations will be implemented in full

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Housing secretary says document marks ‘culture change’

The government has set out plans to create a tougher regulatory framework for developers and vowed to change the culture of the building industry, in a 62-page response published to the Hackitt review. 

The government confirmed it is taking forward every recommendation made by Dame Judith Hackitt (pictured) in her review, published in May, of building regulations and fire safety following the Grenfell Tower tragedy last year.

 As a result, existing regulators are set to work with firms and tenants to trial more rigorous ways of monitoring developers, contractors and landlords – with an emphasis on public safety. 

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