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Dandara to sign UK safety contract

Company is one of 11 firms yet to sign

Housing developer Dandara is to sign a UK government contract which aims to repair unsafe cladding and other issues.

It's after the UK Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove named it as one of 11 firms which had not yet committed to repair homes with safety risks exposed by the Grenfell Tower fire.

Mr Gove stated these companies had a week to sign or face being banned from building new homes in England.

Under the contract, those who live in buildings between 11m and 18.5m high will not have to pay for the removal of dangerous cladding.

In a statement, a Dandara spokesman told Express: "Dandara signed the Developers' Pledge Letter just over two weeks ago and we anticipate signing the Developer Remediation Contract imminently.

"Unfortunately, Dandara was not invited into any of the original consultations undertaken by Government with the UK’s 50 biggest housebuilding and development companies, which has delayed the process."

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