Gove must spend ‘billions more’ to end building fire safety crisis

Campaigners say £4bn package to replace Grenfell-style cladding fails to address other safety problems

Five years after Grenfell, are all cladding victims now going to get help?

Michael Gove must spend billions more on ending the fire safety crisis in homes across England, campaigners will say on Monday, as they warn that his latest move to replace all Grenfell-style cladding overlooks myriad other risks faced by leaseholders.

The secretary of state for levelling up, housing and communities will unveil a £4bn package that enables leaseholders to escape the onerous costs involved in replacing combustible cladding, announcing to parliament that residents of blocks between 11m and 18m tall will no longer face crippling bills.

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