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EDM (Early Day Motion) 187: tabled on 13 July 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House expresses sorrow and concern following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire; welcomes the quick response of local authorities in Coventry, the West Midlands and nationally in testing the fire safety of high rise residential buildings, schools and other public buildings; is concerned by the high-rate of failures of safety tests amongst these buildings across the country; urges the Government to ensure that any recommendations of the forthcoming public inquiry are promptly implemented; and calls on the Government to issue a statement clarifying exactly what additional funding and support local authorities will receive in order to implement and retrofit new fire safety regulations as necessary.