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  • Martin Taylor

    Director of Regulatory Policy, LABC

    Martin has worked across Building Control in varying capacities over the last 30 years.
    Working at a range of District, Borough and Metropolitan local authorities together with private sector Approved Inspector experience. Martin has delivered Building Control services to a wide portfolio of clients and building types.
    Diversifying into a role of wider public sector senior management Martin has group managed the full suite of local authority regulatory services at Head of Service and Assistant Director level.
    Martin coordinated LABC’s responses to Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety and was a member of two of the Working Groups that informed both the interim and final report.
    Martin is now part of MHCLG’s Joint Regulators Group piloting the new regulatory tools and approaches outlined within Dame Judith’s final report as we transition towards a new regime and the creation of the Building Safety Regulator.

    Speaker for following sessions
    • 09:35 - 10:00 Grenfell changes everything – Designing Building Safety into Planning
      Martin will be talking about the future policy and regulation from the Hackitt Review. The Government’s intentions are to incorporate a series of 'gateway points' into its planned building safety regime for high-rise buildings in England. Register to hear first-hand about its implications on the planning process that will require a demonstration of compliance at set points during design, planning and construction of the building.
      10:00 - 10:45 Panel Discussion - What will the Building Safety Programme mean for planning?
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