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Ní Chuilín to raise tower block fire safety with Housing Executive

13 September, 2017 - by Carál Ní Chuilín

Sinn Féin spokesperson on housing, Carál Ní Chuilín will meet with the Housing Executive to discuss fire safety in tower blocks.

Carál Ní Chuilín said:

 “There can be no room for complacency when it comes to protecting people’s lives.

“I will be seeking assurances about the adequacy of the current fire and building regulations, including sprinklers, inspection regime, audibility of fire alarm systems, smoke extraction and emergency lighting for stairways, as well as further investigation into cladding standards and suitability.” ENDS/CRÍOCH

Note to Editors

Carál Ní Chuilín is scheduled to meet the Housing Executive in Stormont at 2pm today.

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