The Equality, Local Government and Communities
Committee is undertook a one-day inquiry into fire safety in high
rise blocks in Wales.
Areas for consideration:
What fire safety requirements/measures are currently in place in
Welsh high rise blocks
Are there any obvious gaps or weaknesses in the current system of
regulation in Wales of fire safety in high rise
Is guidance to residents of high rise blocks in Wales, in the event
of a fire, appropriate?
How are residents in Wales being informed about recent developments
and reassured about fire safety measures in their block? More
broadly, to what extent are resident’s views about fire
safety being listened to and addressed.