Managing building safety

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Closes 16 Jun 2023

Transparency and confidentiality

Your responses to the consultation

We aim to make our consultation procedures as thorough and open as possible.

We will acknowledge and consider all responses. We may contact you again if - we have a query about your response.

We will post a summary of responses to this consultation after the consultation closes.


Any information you provide in response to this consultation may be subject to publication or disclosure in accordance with:

  • the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA)
  • the Data Protection Act 2018
  • General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
  • Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR)

If you would like us to treat any of the information you provide as confidential, please explain your reasons for this in your response.

If we receive a request under FOIA or EIR for the information you have provided we will take full account of your explanation. However, we cannot guarantee that confidentiality will be maintained in all circumstances. For this reason, we will disregard any automatic confidentiality disclaimer generated by your IT system.

We will process all personal data collected as part of this consultation in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and HSE’s privacy statement.

Code of practice on consultation

We follow the consultation principles: guidance - GOV.UK

If you need a more accessible format of this document, please email us at and we will consider your request.


If you have any complaints about the consultation process (as opposed to comments about the issues), please email:

We aim to reply to all complaints within 10 working days. If you are not satisfied with the outcome you can contact:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

You can also write to:

Sarah Albon
Chief Executive
Health and Safety Executive
Redgrave Court
Merton Road
L20 7HS

You can ask your MP to take up your case with us or with ministers.

Your MP may ask the Independent Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration (the Ombudsman) to review your complaint.