The Government's draft Building Safety Bill, (the Bill) published in July 2020, makes significant amendments to the Building Act 1984 and overhauls the building control regime. It proposes a new building safety regime to apply to all higher-risk buildings and progresses the recommendations of the Hackitt report and the 'Building a Safer Future' consultation. The bill creates new roles and duties and puts greater emphasis on accountability and transparency.

Katie Heiden takes a look at those key changes in this high level summary document. Please click the link on the right to download the full article.