Many fail­ures in UK sys­tem

The Press and Journal (Moray) - - NEWS -

A re­view into build­ing reg­u­la­tions and fire safety has found “deep flaws”. The key find­ings in­clude:

l Roles and re­spon­si­bil­i­ties of those in­volved in build­ing and main­tain­ing build­ings are un­clear;

l Reg­u­la­tions and guid­ance can be “am­bigu­ous and in­con­sis­tent”;

l Pro­cesses that drive com­pli­ance are weak and com­plex with poor record­keep­ing;

l Com­pe­tence across the sys­tem is patchy;

l The pro­ducttest­ing, la­belling and mar­ket­ing regime is opaque and in­suf­fi­cient;

l Voices of res­i­dents of­ten go un­heard.

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