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Fire Precautions (Maisonettes)

Volume 929: debated on Wednesday 6 April 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will arrange an investigation of the particular fire hazard of split type maisonettes, in view of the recent fire in Liverpool when children were burned to death.

The Building Regulations Advisory Committee is to examine the question of fire precaution requirements in domestic premises generally and I shall ask it to consider the circumstances of this tragic fire in the course of its review.