What are the wider costs of a major building safety incident? What might the impacts be on undermining resident, insurer and bank confidence in the construction industry and in the built environment? And what are the consequences of this e.g.in terms of property valuations, or ability to secure a mortgage?


Key areas here are developing our understanding of the drivers of behaviour across the industry, and the benefits and potential risks that technological change may bring.

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The lead contacts are: Lesley Smith, Senior Principal Research Officer, Analysis, Research and Co-ordination Unit, Analysis and Data Directorate: Lesley.Smith@levellingup.gov.uk and David Hughes, Head of the Chief Scientific Adviser’s office: psChiefScientificAdviser@levellingup.gov.uk.


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