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Publications and reports

In this section you will find:

  • a range of publications produced by the Ministry and by the former Department of Building and Housing relating to building for weathertightness, and using Weathertight Services.
  • various reports on weathertightness issues, including the ‘Report of the Overview Group on the Weathertightness of Buildings’ (Hunn Report).