My own personal blog. I am member of the UNISON NEC for Community (All UK Housing Associations & the Voluntary sector) and a Labour Councillor for West Ham ward in Newham, London. Centre left and proud member of Labour movement family.
Friday, November 10, 2017
We're urging Theresa May to make homes safe from fire.
A great video and I would encourage everyone to sign the letter to the prime minister to make social housing homes safe but dare I say pretty much all Housing blocks should have this protection as well as all of our schools?
Thousands of families are living in high-rise properties in the UK, yet
only an estimated 2 per cent of blocks have sprinkler systems. The evidence
is clear, fitting homes with fire safety systems, like sprinklers, saves
people's lives in the event of a fire.
So today I am calling on the government to use the Autumn Budget to make
homes safe. Will you join me?
May — we urge you to fit all high-rise social housing with life-saving