Grenfell Tower

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Image of the Grenfell Tower fire courtesy of Natalie Oxford via Twitter The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has launched a new project to examine the human rights and equality dimensions of the Grenfell Tower fire after its application to participate in the official inquiry was declined.

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Riverside flats set for improvement works South Ayrshire Council is set to undertake improvement works at the Riverside High Flats in Ayr following recommendations in light of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

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Firefighters have visited more than 1,000 high rise homes to offer reassurance and support following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has said. The service said fires in high rise flats are at their lowest in eight years with new SFRS figures showing a total of

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Cladding used on a set of tower blocks in Glasgow will be inspected as the local authority continues its progress to identify and test buildings believed to contain aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding. Last week it was revealed residents in two of the blocks at the Glasgow Harbour developmen

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John Cole CBE Housing minister Kevin Stewart has announced two leading experts as the chairs of the groups that will take forward a review of Scottish building standards in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Image of the Grenfell Tower fire courtesy of Natalie Oxford via Twitter Glasgow City Council has been criticised in the Scottish Parliament, after it emerged that the extent of the combustible cladding used in the city should be known by Friday.

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Combustible cladding has been found in 57 private high-rise properties in Glasgow though it is understood that the total number of flats affected is likely to be in the low hundreds. Glasgow City Council made the admission after Holyrood's local government and communities committee was told earlier

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A consultation to ensure all homes are fully protected against fire and smoke in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy in London has opened for submissions today by the Scottish Government. With different requirements for fire and smoke alarms currently in place for different types of housing, the consul

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David Orr If there is to be any good coming from the tragedy of Grenfell Tower, it’s that politicians, policy makers and public alike agree that we need a clear affordable housing offer for everyone, writes David Orr.

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