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Government Fire Safety Consultation Response Published

Thursday 18th March 2021
Government response to the public consultation on fire safety that ran from July to October 2020.

The Government consultation ran from July to October 2020 “seeking views on proposals to strengthen the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 [FSO], implement Grenfell Tower Inquiry recommendations and strengthen the regulatory framework for how building control bodies consult with Fire and Rescue Authorities.”

The Government response has now been published (17/03/2021) and can be accessed here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/fire-safety

A summary of BAFE’s response was published October 2020: BAFE demand greater Government guidance on who is considered competent to provide essential life safety work