• 30 Jun 2017

    Ten million people across the UK live in social housing, many of them in tower blocks like Grenfell. What the fire revealed was not just the desperate state of some of that housing stock, but the state of Britain, where the price of private property is soaring, driving inequality between home owners and those who…

  • 30 Jun 2017

    Beinazir Lasharie, a Labour councillor on Kensington and Chelsea Council, says the authority didn’t listen to Grenfell residents’ concerns before the fire. She says she is still waiting for counselling after the disaster and, like other residents, is suffering from post-traumatic stress.

  • 30 Jun 2017

    He resisted the pressure for more than two weeks. In the end he yielded to it. Tonight Nicholas Paget-Brown finally resigned over his handling of the Grenfell Tower disaster, amid mounting criticism and revelations about the way the council behaved. He said he had to accept responsibility for what he called “perceived failings” after the…

  • 30 Jun 2017

    Gone: the man who came to embody the tragedy and failure of Grenfell Tower. Kensington and Chelsea Council leader Nick Paget-Brown finally quits.

  • 29 Jun 2017

    We were joined by Joe Delaney of the Grenfell action Group who met the Judge leading the public inquiry earlier today, Conservative Andrew Boff who is deputy chair of the housing committee on the London Assembly – and local resident Samia Badani.

  • 29 Jun 2017

    The retired Appeal court judge who’s leading the investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire has admitted the scope may not be broad enough to satisfy everyone.

  • 28 Jun 2017

    Theresa May has said that cladding from 120 high-rise buildings across England has failed fire safety tests carried out in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster. But is the Government’s investigation overlooking another potentially crucial issue – insulation? The Kingspan Group’s statement to Channel 4 News is published in full below. Kingspan shares the…

  • 28 Jun 2017

    The police say the death toll from the Grenfell Tower fire will not be known for many months, with 80 currently presumed dead. They revealed that there are 23 flats in the North Kensington block where they haven’t been able to trace anyone alive. Despite this latest update, there is still growing frustration among local…

  • 28 Jun 2017

    The Grenfell Tower disaster dominated the first Prime Minister’s Questions since the election. But it was the noises coming from Downing Street that were making the headlines as a Government source briefed journalists that a reversal of the public sector pay freeze could be on the cards – a briefing dismissed barely three hours later.

  • 26 Jun 2017

    Peter Rees, a planning officer for the City of London for 30 years, the Conservative MP, Kevin Hollinrake, a member of the communities and local government select committee for two years, and Anne Cooper, a social housing resident and campaigner from South London, discuss the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

  • 26 Jun 2017

    The fallout from the Grenfell Tower fire has continued, with the number of high-rise blocks failing fire safety checks rising to 75. Every single residential block that has now been tested has failed safety tests. It has also emerged that in Camden, where four blocks were evacuated, more than 1,000 fire doors were missing. And…

  • 24 Jun 2017

    Georgia Gould said fire service experts warned the north London council that residents were not safe in some council housing blocks.

  • 24 Jun 2017

    Camden residents Gemma Biggs and Hanad Mohamed are refusing to leave their Camden council flats despite fire safety fears, calling the local authority’s actions “chaotic”.

  • 23 Jun 2017

    Dr Gary Wannan, a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, and Louise Theodosiou, from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, discuss the impact of the Grenfell Tower disaster on the children affected and how they should be helped.

  • 23 Jun 2017

    When Grenfell Tower was destroyed by fire last week, many families living in neighbouring blocks also had to evacuate their homes. Eleven-year-old Sara El Saied was amongst them. Sara was living with her family on Grenfell Walk, right opposite the tower, when the fire broke out. And from the moment the family fled that night,…