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Who is responsible for applying for the waking watch relief fund?

In the private sector, responsibility for applying to the fund will rest with the responsible person.

Under the Fire Safety Order, the RP is the entity responsible for ensuring the safety of residents in their building from fire and assess the risk and identify suitable mitigating measures where they are needed.

In a block of flats the responsible person is typically

The responsible person should already have information they can use to consider their eligibility for the fund. The government encourages RPs to speak to their local Fire and Rescue Service about the implications of installing a common alarm in their building and to keep leaseholders informed of their intentions.

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LEASE is governed by a board, appointed as individuals by the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government.

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