President’s mid-year report: an industry under scrutiny

Author: I. Firth

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1 August 2017

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President’s mid-year report: an industry under scrutiny

The Structural Engineer
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I. Firth

Date published

1 August 2017

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I. Firth

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As he reaches the mid-point of his year in in office, President Ian Firth reflects on the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in London and the problems uncovered earlier with the construction of schools in Edinburgh.


While it is too soon to talk about the specifics of Grenfell Tower, the report of the Edinburgh Schools Inquiry has thrown the issue of professional scrutiny into sharp focus. Ian laments a decline in professional oversight of construction works and believes that the time for change has now come.

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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