David and Goliath: SMK’s National Campaigner Awards 2022

We’re delighted that the End Our Cladding Scandal campaign has been shortlisted in SMK’s National Campaigner Awards 2022. Our campaign has been shortlisted in the David and Goliath category, which celebrates small campaign groups that take on much bigger organisations and challenge vested power.

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Our Letter to Rishi Sunak

With the Building Safety Bill due to become law in the coming weeks, and with all leaseholders still not fully protected, we have written to the Chancellor to ask him to agree to the Government replacing leaseholders as the final stage of the waterfall and to provide up-front funding wherever it is required.

Our view is that this is the only way to provide true certainty to leaseholders and the housing market. Read our letter here.

Why we need better protection in the Building Safety Bill

It is nearly five years since the catastrophic fire at Grenfell Tower. The Grenfell Tower Inquiry has shown how the Civil Service and ex-Ministers failed to act on repeated warnings, largely due to the deregulatory landscape.

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Our statement on lending and valuation industries’ “Joint Statement on Cladding” announcement

On 31 March 2022, the lending and valuation industries published a joint statement on cladding to clarify the current lending position for properties where the EWS1 form or equivalent assessment recommends remediation (A3 or B2 rating).

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