Whitehall officials were told that at-risk buildings have not been remediated, with the market ‘prioritising profit over safety’

Government safety experts last year warned that many tower blocks built from concrete panels that may pose a collapse risk have not been fixed, leaked documents reveal.

Minutes of the government’s structural stability working group revealed that experts warned Whitehall officials in 2022 that “buildings which were supposed to have undergone remedial work in previous decades have not been remediated”, and there were “consequential safety implications for such buildings”.

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