Grenfell: Abbott and Raab on cladding ban

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    Labour’s Diane Abbott asks the housing minister if he would live in a house with combustible cladding, after the Grenfell Tower disaster.

    Minister Dominic Raab told BBC Question Time the government “have made it very clear we will proceed to ban combustible cladding” but consultation was needed first because combustible cladding was “a technical issue”.

    View the original article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-44163731

    Ms Abbott hit back: “The 71 people who died were not a ‘technical issue’ and you need to step up.”

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