This call comes in response to a wide-ranging consultation from the government on ‘Building a Safer Future’.
The government must acknowledge there is no short cut to securing a safer future for the UK building industry, and work with businesses to develop a robust and comprehensive safety system that can ‘flex’ to regulate industry and protect residents as the construction sector evolves.
This was the message the CBI took to government in response to a Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government consultation. As well as working with the CBI on our key messages, many CBI members – from businesses to trade associations and professional bodies – responded directly to the consultation themselves, underlining how important this issue is for members, and how determined they are to support government.
While the momentum and weight of expectation behind achieving decisive and long-lasting change in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy must not be wasted, the scale of the chall