Urgent Question on Grenfell Tower

05 February 2018

John Healey, Shadow Secretary of State for Housing, asked an Urgent Question on Grenfell Tower in the House of Commons.

The question was responded to by the Minister for Housing, Dominic Raab, who offered clarification on the decision by the Building Research Establishment to withdraw a building cladding safety test from its website.

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