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Restoration and Renewal of the Palace of Westminster consultation

Inquiry

The Joint Committee on the Palace of Westminster concludes that the Palace of Westminster 'faces an impending crisis which we cannot responsibly ignore'. There is a substantial and growing risk of either a single, catastrophic event, such as a major fire, or a succession of incremental failures in essential systems which would lead to Parliament no longer being able to occupy the Palace.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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1st Report - Restoration and Renewal of the Palace of Westminster
Inquiry Restoration and Renewal of the Palace of Westminster consultation
HC 659 / HL Paper 41
Report
Restoration and Renewal of the Palace of Westminster - evidence volume
Inquiry Restoration and Renewal of the Palace of Westminster consultation
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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29 February 2016
Inquiry Restoration and Renewal of the Palace of Westminster consultation
Witnesses Mr Tony Grew, Honorary Secretary, and Mr Craig Woodhouse, Chairman, Parliamentary Press Gallery; The Rt Hon. the Lord Butler of Brockwell KG GCB CVO, and Rt Hon Peter Riddell CBE, Director, Institute for Government (at 4.35pm); Professor Jonathan Drori CBE, Chairman, Speaker’s Advisory Council on Public Engagement, Mr Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive, Nesta, and Ms Penny Young, Director General, Information Services, House of Commons, and Chair of the Parliamentary Visitors Group (at 5.05pm).
Oral Evidence
7 March 2016
Inquiry Restoration and Renewal of the Palace of Westminster consultation
Witnesses Hugh Feilden MA(Cantab) DipArch RIBA SCA MAPM, Chair of the Conservation Advisory Group, Royal Institute of British Architects, David Hirst CEng FICE, Chair of the Management Panel, Institution of Civil Engineers, Lynda Jubb IHBC BCAS FRICS, Chair of the Building Conservation Forum, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and Nick Mead CEng FCIBSE, President, Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.
Oral Evidence
Philip Connolly (RAR0047)
All-Party Parliamentary Group on Archaeology (RAR0046)
James Heappey MP (RAR0068)

Other publications

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