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Statement on Government committing to fund social housing cladding removal

  • By Gemma Kappala-R...

London Councils' response to Theresa May's announcement at Prime Minister's Questions that Government will fully fund the removal and replacement of dangerous cladding by councils and housing associations.

A London Councils spokesperson said:

“We welcome Prime Minister Theresa May’s commitment to fully funding the cost of urgent remedial work to remove cladding undertaken by the social housing sector after the Grenfell Tower fire. 

“Ensuring all Londoners are safe and feel safe in their homes is of paramount importance. We look forward to building on this commitment with Government to ensure people living in all tenures and types of accommodation in London are safe.”