We must take responsibility for public safety – to protect people, homes, businesses, and schools.
Posts Tagged: Fire Brigade
Phil Taylor: Fire deaths dropped 28 per cent last year – but don’t expect to hear that number being reported
The Grenfell Tower tragedy was a shocking exception to a trend of improvement in safety. Fire deaths are down below 250 a year, the second lowest on record.
A shockingly large number are caused by arsonists. There should be an award events for those who help to combat this menace.
We owe it to the victims to ensure better co-ordination is in place to avert future tragedies.
This ‘silent killer’ leads to hundreds of hospitalisations every year, and they’re almost entirely preventable with modern technology.
The Information Commissioner also backs openness from housing associations.
The expert team will be providing specialist help – they will not be commissioners taking over the Council.
Full transparency is now needed for any chance to rebuild trust.
Attacks on the Prime Minister were unfair and unreasonable – the local authority was the lead.
WATCH: May tells Corbyn the tower cladding problem occurred under Governments and councils of all colours
“We should come together and ensure that we get to the answers of why this has happened, and how do we stop it from happening in the future.”
It may mean installing improved fire and smoke alarm systems; it may mean retrofitting sprinkler systems.
The Prime Minister informs that house that more tower blocks have been found to have combustible cladding like Grenfell Tower.
An attempt to improve energy efficiency has increased fire risk. Demolition is the better alternative.
The Prime Minister needs to be more self confident with the media.
It has to be said that the visit of many politicians to the site with no tangible results in terms of assistance did not help.