The UK government needs to ensure that flammable cladding is rapidly removed from over 300 private and publicly-owned buildings where it remains in place, says Lawrence Waterman.

Everyone in the UK should feel embarrassed that the UN has formally warned Britain that its failure to strip combustible cladding from high-rise residential buildings may be a breach of international law. Three years on from that terrible fire there are still 300 high-rise residential and public buildings which have similar aluminium composite cladding panels and are yet to be remediated.

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