Wednesday 19 October 2022
Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
Home Ownership: Government Support
The following is an extract from Levelling Up, Housing and Communities questions on 17 October 2022.
As well as having to cope with the cost of remortgaging, thousands of people who thought they had bought a safe and secure home are still living with unsafe cladding and other fire-safety defects. What is the Secretary of State’s current assessment of the total number of properties in England that have yet to be made safe?
My commitment to making sure that we follow through on the issue of remediating unsafe buildings is total. There are 24 buildings over 18 metres that have yet to be remediated in the way that the right hon. Gentleman sets out.
[Official Report, 17 October 2022, Vol. 720, c. 369.]
Letter of correction from the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, the right hon. Member for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland (Mr Clarke):
An error has been identified in my answer to the right hon. Member for Leeds Central (Hilary Benn).
The correct response should have been: