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Cladding crisis: ‘I feel constantly sick and stressed’

Cladding crisis: ‘I feel constantly sick and stressed’

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Georgie HulmeGeorgie Hulme inherited her third floor flat in Manchester from her mother, who thought she was providing her daughter with home security for life. Since then, inspections of the building in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire have exposed major fire safety problems, including dangerous cladding.Ms Hulme, 42, who has disabilities and can't work, now fears bankruptcy due to spiralling repair bills. "I feel constantly sick and stressed. These buildings were built unsafe, so no leaseholders should pay for something that's not their fault," said Ms Hulme. Thousands of disabled leaseholders, often on low incomes or benefits, warn they are financially and physically trapped by Britain's cladding crisis.Ms Hulme has Tourette's Syndrome and uses a text to speech device to communicate....