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London Assembly report calls for sprinklers

A report published by the London Assembly has called for sprinklers to be fitted in all new apartment buildings higher than 18m and over time to become required in all new housing. It also calls for sprinklers to be retrofitted in higher risk buildings in London and for £50 million to be made available for this work.

The London Assembly is made up of 25 elected politicians. Its role is to hold the Mayor to account. The Mayor should respond to Assembly motions and formal recommendations. Read the full report here