Following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, I have been concerned to ensure that we learn from the events in West London so that a similar blaze does not happen again.
I have written to Wycombe District Council and our local social housing associations to encourage them to meet with their local fire and rescue officers. From the responses that I am starting to receive from the social housing associations, I am pleased that they are working closely with the Fire Authorities about this important matter.
I have also been in touch with representatives of the local Fire Service, who provided me with a very useful briefing on the local situation and what they were doing to mitigate any local risks.
I intend to stay abreast of any developments associated with the public inquiry and any resultant lessons in relation to fire safety and fire regulations.