Hackitt’s Grenfell review doesn't call for cladding ban - property reacts

Grenfell Tower

The final report of the government-commissioned Hackitt review into the Grenfell fire tragedy has urged a “radical rethink” of the safety system, but does not push for a ban on flammable cladding.

Delivered almost a year after Grenfell Tower fire, in which 71 people lost their lives, Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent report states that a “culture change” is needed in building to stop a “race to the bottom”.

She said some building firms used ambiguity around the rules to “game the system”, and called for a regulator.

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