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Draft Building Safety Bill published

22 July 2020

A draft Building Safety Bill has been published containing measures for increased safety in homes. These include the requirement for an Accountable Person in residential highrises above 18m, and a new national regulator, who will oversee safety and standards particularly of high risk buildings.  


A new set of rules will be introduced for the design, construction, and management of buildings, including a clear party responsible for managing potential risks.


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