Fire Safety Bill — New Clause 1 — Duties of owner or manager — 7 Sep 2020 at 20:15
“to ensure that local resources are targeted at those buildings most at risk.”––[Official Report, Fire Safety Public Bill Committee, 25 June 2020; c. 62.]
“There is considerable experience across the House, and we will continue to listen to views from all interested colleagues, as well as working with the all-party parliamentary group on fire safety and rescue.”-[Official Report, 29 April 2020; Vol. 675, c. 345.]
“We are aware that the market does not look favourably upon insureds signing documents of this kind. Indeed, having had some preliminary discussions regarding the renewal with underwriters they specifically mentioned documents such as this as being of concern to insurers across the market. There are potential pitfalls in signing them, including that…Frankham would be providing professional advice on the fire safety of a building where it was not necessarily involved in the original design. Additionally, the language on the declaration is clear in attempting to shift responsibility directly onto the party conducting the review.”
“Taking the most extreme example, if Frankham concluded and explicitly stated that an external wall was unlikely to support combustion, but the system actually turned out to be combustible resulting in third party loss, on the basis of this declaration Frankham would more than likely be found to have been negligent in the conduct of its professional services, and therefore liable for the ensuing damages.”
“to continue to resist signing forms such as this.”
“will need increased staffing and training to enable them to carry out their new duties of inspection, audit and enforcement.”
“Imagine coming home every night to a flat which you fear is unsafe to live in, and yet you are unable to sell the flat or to move out of it.”
“command the support of those who have experience of the matters to which they relate.”
“to provide justice for the victims and their families who suffered so terribly”
“we cannot wait for ages to learn the immediate lessons”.-[Official Report, 22 June 2017; Vol. 626, c. 168.]
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||317 (+2 tell)||0||0||87.6%|
|Lab||0||170 (+2 tell)||0||85.1%|