Decision details

Impact of the Building Safety Bill

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Information Only

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


For Cabinet to note progress on building safety work, to note the  emerging legislation and the impact that this will have on the council, to approve the creation of new senior posts to ensure the successful delivery of a new building safety system




1.  That the impact of new and emerging legislation - most notably, the Fire Safety Act and the Building Safety Bill be noted.


2.  That it be noted that the Building Safety Programme is underway, allowing the council to respond to the new and emerging legislation.


3.  That the creation of a new assistant director role for building safety, at either grade 17 or grade 18, subject to evaluation be approved. This will allow for the necessary senior strategic leadership to take the programme forward, as set out in paragraph 90 of the report.

Report author: Michael Scorer

Publication date: 08/12/2021

Date of decision: 07/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 07/12/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 16/12/2021

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