Grenfell report: council’s response ‘badly flawed’
The families of those that died in the Grenfell fire have for the last time paid tribute to their loved ones at the official inquiry. It was the seventh and final day of the hearings devoted to the survivors and victims of the fire, which claimed 72 lives. Meanwhile a report by the charity Muslim…
Government will consult on banning flammable cladding after its Grenfell review failed to propose such action
The decision not to call for a ban on inflammable cladding by the author of a review into the Grenfell Tower fire unleashed a chorus of criticism from across the political spectrum. Within hours of the review being made public, the government had announced it would consult on a ban, prompting Grenfell survivors to ask why…
Tomassina Hessel: ‘Grenfell residents have endured years of contempt’
North Kensington resident, Tomassina Hessel, and Justice for Grenfell campaigner, Moira Samuels, discuss Kensington and Chelsea Council’s response to the tower block fire.
Calls for Kensington Council leadership to resign over Grenfell
The council at the heart of the Grenfell Tower disaster is meeting tonight. On the agenda: formally approving a new leader and chief executive. But they’ll also debate a petition signed by more than 1,500 people calling for the entire council leadership to resign, claiming there’s no confidence in their ability to manage public buildings.
Channel 4 News headlines, Wed 19 July
As Kensington and Chelsea Council try to appoint a new leadership, Grenfell Tower residents tell the whole lot to resign.