Builders to pay £4bn to fix flammable cladding, Michael Cove pledges

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Builders to pay £4bn to fix flammable cladding, Michael Cove pledges” – below is their description.

Property developers and those who missold dangerous building products have been warned they will have to “pay to put things right” as the government announced fresh action to solve the cladding scandal.

Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, warned those responsible for the crisis that they are being “put on notice” as he pledged that leaseholders living in a development above 11 metres would no longer have to pay to fix safety problems.

The new proposals come more than four years after the Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017, in which 72 people were killed.

Sky News YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


About This Source - Sky News

Sky News is a British free-to-air television news channel and organisation. Sky News is distributed via a radio news service, and through online channels. It is owned by Sky Group, a division of Comcast. John Ryley is the head of Sky News, a role he has held since June 2006.

Recent from Sky News:

Texas School Shooting: NRA dismisses gun safety changes

Press Preview: We look inside Saturday’s papers

Champions League Final: Can Liverpool go all the way?

In This Story: Michael Gove

Michael Andrew Gove is a British politician and former journalist serving as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster since 2019 and Minister for the Cabinet Office since 2020. He has been the Member of Parliament for Surrey Heath since 2005.

5 Recent Items: Michael Gove

Michael Gove, Queen Elizabeth II, Ricky Gervais: Dan Wootton Tonight panel Greatest Britons

Michael Gove shares strange accents during interview

Today’s nominations for Union Jackass…

Sky News Breakfast: ‘There will not be an emergency budget’

Michael Gove mocks exaggerated reaction to calls for emergency budget

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.

Posting....