If there is to be any positive legacy from the Grenfell fire, it must be that our building and fire safety regime is state of the art.
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Whether moderate right Conservative, or moderate left, austerity is dead, and this new age will be with us for a long time to come.
Sprinklers offer a sensible way to protect our historic buildings. But they are not being installed.
The Tri-Service Safety Officer combines the skills of a trained firefighter, a co-responder paramedic and has community safety accreditation from the police.
We have made tackling domestic abuse a priority, carried out joint working on mental health, and seen a 30 per cent reduction in burglaries.
We must take responsibility for public safety – to protect people, homes, businesses, and schools.
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.”