Grenfell Fire: Theresa May Pledges ‘Major Investigation’ Into Cladding on High-Rise Towers


Prime Minister Theresa May has told Cabinet that there needs to be “a major national investigation” into the use of cladding over a number of decades, which aides indicated could come as a second phase of the Grenfell Tower public inquiry.

Ministers were also told that samples from 95 buildings in 32 local authority areas have failed fire safety  tests, which is 100 per cent of cladding samples submitted.

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