Hackitt fears key reforms will never happen

Judith Hackitt - committee 29-01-2019

’The longer we go post-Grenfell, the more concerned I become that we will allow this to fall away’

Dame Judith Hackitt has raised concerns the far-reaching change she called for in her review of building regulation and fire safety will never be delivered.

Writing in a briefing paper for property manager FirstPort, she said: “It’s really important we keep this dialogue going because the longer we go post-Grenfell, the more concerned I become that we will allow this to fall away and we will not respond appropriately to change this broken system or ours.”

In its response to the Hackitt review in December, seven months after the report was published, the government promised to implement her proposals in full.

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