Despite assurances from senior ministers, most local authorities cannot state that they have reviewed the safety of their high-rise homes

Despite assurances from cabinet ministers that “teams of people” are urgently inspecting tower blocks across the UK, some councils have so far taken little action, the Observer has established.

Of 10 local authorities with significant numbers of tower blocks that were contacted, only three could confirm they had conducted any on-site inspections since Wednesday. Damian Green, the prime minister’s deputy, and Sajid Javid, the communities secretary, have claimed that councils have been inspecting the estimated 4,000 high-rise blocks across the country.

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