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Grenfell Fire


Campaigners at housing summit vow to fight the Tories

Campaigners at housing summit vow to fight the Tories Up to 200 people joined the Homes for All annual housing summit in London on Saturday.

Cladding firm tries to limit payouts ater Grenfell Tower fire

Cladding firm tries to limit payouts ater Grenfell Tower fire A ban on the use of combustible materials on buildings over 18 metres high is set to come into force on 21 December

Grenfell boss stalled vital information

Grenfell boss stalled vital information The Grenfell Tower Inquiry heard shocking revelations last week during evidence from Robert Black, chief executive of the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (TMO).

The Troublemaker - Millionaire Tory landlord in sick video of Grenfell effigy

The Troublemaker - Millionaire Tory landlord in sick video of Grenfell effigy One of the six men arrested over a vile bonfire night effigy of Grenfell Tower is a property millionaire who owns an £8 million block of flats in Clapham, south London

More Tory failures in the wake of Grenfell fire

More Tory failures in the wake of Grenfell fire Five tower blocks in Norwich failed fire safety tests last week.

Grenfell Tower soil is ‘toxic’ and could put health at risk, says report

Grenfell Tower soil is ‘toxic’ and could put health at risk, says report The soil in the area up to a mile from Grenfell Tower is toxic. That’s according to the preliminary findings of a report due to be released early next year.

Don't trust Theresa May’s housing pledge - demand new council homes

09 October 2018
Theresa May announced last week that she was removing the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) borrowing cap for local authorities.

Reviews round-up: The Burning Tower

25 September 2018
Burning Tower makes a case for investment in social housing.

Anger forces Tory council to back down from threat to Grenfell estate residents—again

20 September 2018
A storm of anger has forced Kensington and Chelsea council to back down from their latest attack on people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire

Deregulation led to Grenfell Tower fire, argues new firefighters’ union report

06 September 2018
Firefighters were not responsible for people dying in the Grenfell Tower fire, despite the propaganda campaign being mounted against them.

Housing bosses ignored fire warnings given before Grenfell blaze

13 August 2018
Housing bosses knew that Grenfell Tower was unsafe and did nothing to fix it, according to damning new evidence.

Government to decide Grenfell site fate

06 August 2018
 The Tories have announced that central government will manage the site of the Grenfell Tower fire from autumn.

Residents' rage forces Grenfell council to back off from ending secure tenancies

29 July 2018
Residents have forced Kensington and Chelsea council to retreat from plans that would threaten their secure council tenancies. 

Grenfell adviser says do not ban all flammable cladding

17 July 2018
Over 200 people joined the monthly Silent Walk for Grenfell last Saturday—the first since the one-year anniversary of the blaze at the west London tower block.

New fears over safety of cladding after tests

10 July 2018
Further doubts have been cast over fire safety in Britain just over a year after the Grenfell Tower fire.

News in brief—Activists stop Grenfell firm

26 June 2018
Children are left dirty because of poverty, according to a survey.

The Troublemaker - Did selling off fire safety training worsen Grenfell Tower disaster?

26 June 2018
Did privatisation of essential safety services play a role in the Grenfell Tower fire disaster?

LETTERS - Where next in fight for justice after Grenfell anniversary?

26 June 2018
A year on from 72 avoidable deaths in Grenfell it’s disgusting to see Theresa May and housing minister James Brokenshire appropriating the green heart badges, which have become a commemorative symbol of Grenfell.

Firefighters join angry march to demand justice for Grenfell

16 June 2018
Some 2,000 people marched from Downing Street to the Home Office on Saturday to demand justice for those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

Sorrow and anger on the streets of North Kensington one year on from Grenfell

14 June 2018
The mood was sombre in North Kensington on Thursday as people remembered those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

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