Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: call for evidence

The independent review was announced by government in July 2017 following the Grenfell Tower tragedy and is being led by Dame Judith Hackitt.


The call for evidence for the independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety

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The Review is being led by Dame Judith Hackitt. Its purpose is to make recommendations that will ensure we have a sufficiently robust regulatory system for the future and to provide further assurance to residents that the complete system is working to ensure the buildings they live in are safe and remain so. It will examine building and fire safety regulations and related compliance and enforcement. The focus will be on multi occupancy high rise residential buildings.

Responses should be submitted by 13 October 2017 to:

The Review will report jointly to Communities Secretary Sajid Javid and Home Secretary Amber Rudd. An interim report will be submitted in autumn 2017 and a final report submitted in spring 2018. The Review will co-operate fully with the public inquiry, and Dame Judith Hackitt will review her recommendations in the light of the findings of the inquiry.

The interim report of the independent Review was published on 18 December 2017.

Published 12 September 2017