British Labour Party Leader calls for Sprinklers

On 9 November Jeremy Corbyn, the British Labour Party leader, gave a press conference at which he called for sprinklers to be fitted in all existing social housing buildings higher than 30 m.

His party is not in government but this adds to the pressure on the government to act.
You can see him give the speech here.
Key text excerpts of his speech are here.

Meanwhile Chris Wieczorek, Head of Codes and Standards at FM Global has written an article putting some perspective on the differences between fire safety codes in different countries.