The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on making Scotland’s buildings safer for people.
The consultation, which opened on 4th July and closes 26th September, seeks to gain views from stakeholders regarding fire safety in buildings and ensuring the safety of those who use them.
The changes put forward in the consultation aim to:
Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy and the Independent Inquiry into the Construction of Edinburgh Schools, both the Scottish and UK government have taken stock to scrutinise building regulations and their enforcement.
It is hoped that the recent flurry of consultations is a sign that government bodies are heeding the importance of building regulations and their enforcement, together with assessments carried out by qualified assessors.
To respond to the consultation, click here.