Call for Evidence Approved Document B

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Following on from yesterday’s announcement (18/12/18) of the Implementation Plan for the Hackitt review recommendations, the government has issued a number of other documents related to Approved Document B.
 
The government has announced a call for evidence seeking views on the future technical guidance contained within Approved Document B (fire safety). Download the call for evidence.


The government has also formally responded to the consultation on amendments to statutory guidance on assessments in lieu of tests in Approved Document B.  View the response.

In association with this response, the government has published an impact assessment in relation to amendments to statutory guidance on assessments in lieu of tests in Approved Document B. Assessments in lieu of tests can be viewed here.


The government has also published amendments to:
Approved Document B – volume 1 – dwelling houses
Approved Document B – volume 2 – buildings other than dwelling houses


A circular has been issued that draws attention to the changes made to Approved Document B together with the covering letter.


The government has also issued a call for evidence on how residents and landlords can work together to keep their home and building safe. Download the call for evidence. 

  

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