Politics

  • Norges Bank replies to our letter
    We are pleased to learn that Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) has passed on our letter to its independent Council on Ethics, and we look forward to the opportunity to meet with their representatives to discuss our concerns. This crisis has left about three million people trapped in unsafe or unsellable flats in the UK; ...
  • Test
    This is a temporary test The post Test appeared first on End Our Cladding Scandal.
  • Norges Bank replies to our letter
    Whilst we are pleased to learn that Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) has passed on our letter to its independent Council on Ethics, we are very disappointed that our request for a meeting has been ignored. This crisis has left about three million people trapped in unsafe or unsellable flats in the UK; it is ...
  • Our letter to Norges Bank
    Alongside our campaign partners, Grenfell United, The Leasehold Knowledge Partnership, The National Leasehold Campaign, Action for Fire Safety Justice and Father of the House, Sir Peter Bottomley, we have sent a letter to the Directors of Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), Norway’s £1 trillion sovereign wealth / pension fund. Our joint letter calls on NBIM to ...
  • Building Safety Bill debate
    The Building Safety Bill is returning to the House of Commons on Wednesday 19th January. Despite welcome words, leaseholders are still not protected – please help ensure your MP knows we need legislation and real action on the ground by emailing them today. Click here to email your MP now The post Building Safety Bill debate appeared ...
  • EOCS Response to Michael Gove’s Announcement on 10th Jan 2022
    Michael Gove made a major announcement on Monday 10th January declaring, amongst other measures, an additional £4bn to remediate buildings between 11 and 18m in height. This article is the EOCS response to that announcement. We welcome the news that Michael Gove is scrapping Robert Jenrick’s unfair loan scheme and replacing it with £4billion to remove ...
  • Report on October 2021 Barratt Development Plc AGM
    Companies use Annual General Meetings (AGMs) to show shareholders how well the Directors are running the company. With the right planning, and access to company shares, they are a good opportunity for campaigners to raise issues with key decision-makers. Thanks to our friends at ShareAction who lent him a share, Dave Richards from the London Cladding ...
  • Summary of McPartland-Smith amendments to the Building Safety Bill
    This is a guide to the McPartland-Smith amendments to the Building Safety Bill, as at 12 November 2021. We recommend that you read it together with the amendments. Many thanks to Liam Spender for providing this helpful summary The Building Safety Bill is a wide-ranging reform of the rules around planning, construction and occupation of “higher-risk ...
  • Summary of the McPartland-Smith Amendments to the Building Safety Bill
    Summary of the McPartland-Smith Amendments to the Building Safety Bill 1.              The Building Safety Bill is a wide-ranging reform of the rules around planning, construction and occupation of “higher-risk buildings”.  A higher-risk building is to be defined as any building containing 2 or more residential units and which is taller than 18 metres or has more than 7 storeys.   2.              The Building Safety Bill ...
  • EOCS Engagement with the Competition and Markets Authority
    For some years we have been aware of, and faced directly, issues in the opaque residential building insurance regime. There has long appeared to be evidence of cartel-like behaviour by the Insurers, with apparent conflicts of interest between Freeholders, Brokers, and Insurers, meaning the building insurance, that leaseholders are forced to pay for, is not and has never been fair ...