Fire safety experts call on government to act 'immediately' over building safety

Grenfell tower

Letter urges Theresa May to immediately make three key changes to regulations

Grenfell tower

Fire experts have sent a joint open letter to Theresa May demanding the government acts immediately to address safety in high-risk buildings.

In the letter to the prime minister the group urged government to immediately implement three important regulatory changes to significantly improve fire safety for high-rise and high-risk buildings.

For these types of buildings, which include schools, hospitals and care homes, the fire safety experts urged government to instantly require only non-combustible cladding and insulation be installed.

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