Building a Safer Future - final report summary

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We summarise Dame Judith Hackitt's final report on building regulations and fire safety following the fire at Grenfall Tower in 2017 that killed 72 people.

Following the fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017, in which 72 people were killed, the role that building regulations played was called into question. In response, the government announced an independent review of building regulations and fire safety to be led by Dame Judith Hackitt. The purpose of the review was to consider the current regulatory system and make appropriate recommendations to ensure it is fit for purpose, with a particular focus on multi-occupancy high-rise residential buildings.

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