Ronnie King


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The construction industry appears to be stronger and more powerful than the safety lobby. Their voice is
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Jun 24 2017
Ronnie King has most recently been quoted in an article called The problem is not tower blocks: it's capitalism and cost-cutting. Ronnie King said, “Under the London Building Act the outside walls of buildings had to have a one-hour fire resistance.”. Ronnie King has been quoted a grand total of 15 times in 8 articles.
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Jun 15 2017

We have been saying for years that the regulations need to be changed. But there has been no effort to improve anything because everyone believes there are less fires nowadays, so there was no will. Why would you increase the burden of regulation? There hasn't been a review for 11 years, and since then we have had significant fires both in Britain and abroad, which have been caused by new building materials and lack of risk

Jun 14 2017

My own thinking is there was the red tape challenge and they don't really want to put regulation on to businesses, adding a burden. It's one of those that if you bring in a new regulation, you have got to give three up to get

Jun 14 2017

It's sad that we always have to go to stable-door legislation. Lakanal House wasn't enough deaths to trigger off a major public inquiry. It just went to an inquest, there was no formal report on

Jun 14 2017

Buildings like the one today over 30 metres, when they are new, would require fire suppression installed. But there are 4,000 older tower blocks in the UK that don't have sprinklers. There are people who would argue that it's too costly and there are other measures that could have been done but it's a fact that people don't die in sprinkler

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