Statement on Grenfell Tower: 11 June 2018

11 June 2018

Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, James Brokenshire, gave a statement on the Grenfell Tower.

James Brokenshire stated that the Government was meeting their "commitment to update the House following the Opposition day debate on 16 May. I am also writing to the Chair of the Select Committee on Housing, Communities and Local Government to provide a formal report on progress."

The statement was responded to by John Healey who thanked the Secretary of State for his updated and questioned him on the retro-fitting of sprinkler systems.

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The House of Commons Library produces briefing papers to inform MPs and their staff of key issues. The papers contain factual information and a range of opinions on each subject, and aim to be politically impartial.

The Library has published a briefing paper on the background of Grenfell Tower fire.

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