THERESA Might pledged Â£400million yesterday to take away all harmful Grenfell-style cladding from excessive rises.
The PM stated councilsâ upkeep budgets shouldn’t be raided for the money and agreed the Authorities would pay.
It got here forward of the publication at present of a report into final Juneâs tragedy, which killed 72 and left a whole bunch homeless.
Hearth inspectors visited greater than 1,250 council tower blocks in England following the inferno and located 158 the place the cladding failed security exams.
Mrs Might stated the Authorities would meet the overall substitute invoice, which ministers beforehand refused to pay.
She urged councils and housing associations to take away it rapidly, however added: âThese works should not undermine their means to do vital upkeep and restore work.â
Shadow Housing Secretary John Healey stated the Authorities was making âgradual progressâ however the Native Authorities Affiliation praised the transfer.