Cadent's response to ofgem's announcement to investigate our records

A Cadent spokesman said:

“Between January and February 2018 Cadent identified that just some of our records regarding high-rise buildings - building of six storeys and above - were not contained on our digitised records and were therefore not part of our regular 10 yearly rolling survey programme.  
 
As a consequence we informed Ofgem at the earliest opportunity in early February and have continued regular progress briefings to date.
 
Alongside this we immediately implemented a survey recovery programme to resolve the issue as quickly and effectively as possible.  This programme of work will be substantially completed in July 2018.
 
Cadent will fully co-operate with Ofgem’s investigation, but at this stage it is not appropriate to comment further.”
 

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