Minister to spell out Hackitt plan by Christmas

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Fate of CLT and potentially exempted materials to be announced before recess

Details of the ban on combustible cladding materials and an implementation plan for the recommendations in this year’s Hackitt review are expected to be unveiled by the government before Christmas.

Building understands the announcements will be made ahead of 20 December, the date when parliament breaks up for its Christmas and New Year break.

The ban on combustible cladding materials, which has already been announced by communities secretary James Brokenshire, is expected to be implemented through Regulation 7, the building regulation covering materials and workmanship.

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