Polluter Pays Bill in the press

We are very pleased our bill proposal is gaining the traction it deserves. We welcome anyone to contact us at any time on info@buildingsafetycrisis.org to discuss our proposal to government. We will add the appearances and clippings of mentions of the Polluter Pays in the media.

The Which? Money Podcast – Cladding Scandal Protest: The real stories of the crisis – 23 September 2021

An excellent podcast about the national protest day where a good deal of time is spend on talking to Steve Day about the Polluter Pays Bill. We are very grateful for listening.

The full podcast can be found here: https://play.acast.com/s/57d21468-9c96-4aeb-b05b-43cb740d9398/4f907088-f650-4dcb-874e-fc9de3002108

Keeble Brown Building Safety Bulletin August 2021 – 3 September 2021

The keeble Brown Building Safety Bulletin talks about the progress of the Polluter Pays Bill amendment and thoughts of the industry about our proposals. They are welcomed The consensus was that while the amendment may not be a perfect solution, it would be a step towards restoring trust and re-booting the market.

You can read the full article here: https://keeblebrown.com/2021/09/03/building-safety-bulletin-august-2021/

Deepa talking about the Polluter Pays Bill on radio 5 Live – BBC Radio 5 – 25 August 2021

On wednesday the 25th of August Deepa was a guest on Naga Munchetty her show talking about the Polluter Pays Bill and how it will restore trust in the housing market. It is time for the industry to back the Polluter Pays Bill and restore the trust in their sector.

Kait Borsay interviews Steve Day on his own situation and the Polluter Pays Bill – Times Radio – 05 September 2021

On Sunday the 5th of September the Sunday Times officially backed the Polluter Pays Bill. In the paper of this day there were 2 articles describing the bill and Steve’s story about his own circumstances and how he decided to fight for his development and now every affected person in the UK.

You can find the 2 articles here (subscription needed):

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/builders-may-have-to-fix-fire-risk-flats-3k3cp0qt5
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-man-fighting-housebuilders-to-make-them-foot-his-cladding-bill-rcwlt8nmg

Bristol’s building safety crisis uncovered – Bristol 24/7 – 27 August 2021

Good long read article about the personal circumstances of residents in The Milliners, Redcliffe. The article also talks about the solution to the building safety crisis. The Polluter Pays Bill gives residents in Bristol hope to end our crisis.

You can read the full article here: https://www.bristol247.com/news-and-features/features/bristol-building-safety-crisis-uncovered/

Why isn’t the Tory party helping desperate leaseholders? – The Spectator – 25 August 2021

We are very grateful to the Bishop Of Kensington for his continued support for our bill proposal and to constantly push us forward to make sure we get it implemented. His latest article in the spectator is well worth a read.

You can read the full article here: https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/why-isn-t-the-tory-party-helping-desperate-leaseholders-

Government ‘looking very carefully’ at ‘Polluter Pays’ proposal for building safety crisis – Inside Housing – 12 August 2021

On the day ARMA publicly supported the Polluter Pays Bill, Inside Housing published an item about the Polluter Pays Bill.

You can find the full article here (might need to log in): https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/home/home/government-looking-very-carefully-at-polluter-pays-proposal-for-building-safety-crisis-72102?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Government considering ‘Polluter Pays’ Bill for cladding remediation – Mortgage Solutions – 10 August 2021

A great article by Anna Sagar explaining the bill and comments from the mortgage industry who have greeted the bill positively.

You can find the article here: https://www.mortgagesolutions.co.uk/news/2021/08/10/government-considering-polluter-pays-bill-for-cladding-remediation/

Govt mulls cladding proposal to ‘unlock’ mortgage prisoners – FT Adviser – 06 August 2021

A great item in the FT Adviser, explaining the bill.

Find the full article here: https://www.ftadviser.com/mortgages/2021/08/06/govt-mulls-cladding-proposal-to-unlock-mortgage-prisoners/

Radio 4 Today Programme interview with Steve Day – 22 July 2021

Steve Day interview with the Radio 4 Today Programme explaining the Polluter Pays Bill in more detail and speaks about changes proposed by Government yesterday on the second reading of the Building Safety Bill in Parliament.

Have residents solved the building safety crisis with the Polluter Pays Bill? – Big Issue – 22 July 2021

Great article by Liam Geragthy for the Big Issue, talking to Steve Day to explain the idea behind his bill proposal.

Full article: https://www.bigissue.com/latest/have-residents-solved-the-building-safety-crisis-with-the-polluter-pays-bill/

Mirror Article – 17 July 2021

A notable mention of the Polluter Pays Bill initiative and the fact that support for the proposal is growing.

Telegraph video article – 24 June 2021

Find the full article here, it includes an excellent longer version of this video: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/news/watch-britains-cladding-scandal-getting-worse-working-way-onto/

Channel 4 News – 5 July 2021

Deepa spoke to Fatima Manji about the introduction of the Building Safety Bill to Parliament and she skillfully brought the conversation towards the solution for the Building Safety Crisis.

The New Normal Podcast series, interview by Cash Boyle – 2 July 2021

Steve and Deepa were interviewed by Cash Boyle about the Polluter Pays Bill, an engaging conversation and a great one to listen to for a deeper understanding of our solution.

Please also listen to the full podcast series, which you can find here: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-new-normal/id1555662691

Opinion by The Bishop of St Albans on politicshome – 8 July 2021

You can find the full article here: https://www.politicshome.com/thehouse/article/more-action-is-needed-to-afford-leaseholders-proper-redress-and-protection-in-the-building-safety-bill

Mention in the Private Eye of 25 June 2021