Grenfell-style cladding to be replaced in £3.5 billion government package

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Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has pledged an extra £3.5 billion to remove and replace unsafe cladding from high-rise blocks in England, describing it as the “largest ever government investment in building safety”.

But critics, including some Tory MPs, say it doesn’t go far enough for many residents, who are stuck in dangerous, unsellable homes, facing impossibly high bills.

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