Hammond: Grenfell cladding was banned in UK
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Chancellor Philip Hammond says Grenfell cladding was banned in UK

Questions have been asked about why the Grenfell Tower fire spread so quickly, with some suggesting new cladding fitted during a recent refurbishment could have been to blame.

Chancellor Philip Hammond told the BBC's Andrew Marr that a criminal investigation would examine whether building regulations had been breached when the block was renovated.

  • 18 Jun 2017
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