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Grenfell Fire


Don’t let blame for Grenfell Tower disaster be deflected onto firefighters

Don’t let blame for Grenfell Tower disaster be deflected onto firefighters A Channel 4 Dispatches documentary entitled Grenfell: Did the Fire Brigade Fail? aired on Monday.

Grenfell fire showed how the system fails ordinary people

Grenfell fire showed how the system fails ordinary people The past year has seen all the people and organisations responsible for the Grenfell Tower fire disgracefully attempt to pass the buck.

LETTERS - Tory hypocrisy over barracks, Grenfell and housing crisis

LETTERS - Tory hypocrisy over barracks, Grenfell and housing crisis Tory MP Johnny Mercer has attacked the Ministry of Defence for housing soldiers in unsafe barracks. “Animals would not be housed in such dangerous conditions,” he said.

Chance of justice blocked at Grenfell fire inquiry

Chance of justice blocked at Grenfell fire inquiry Any chance of justice for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire is being delayed and blocked.

Grenfell Tower site could be highly toxic

Grenfell Tower site could be highly toxic The full scale of water and soil poisoning in the area surrounding Grenfell Tower could be revealed by an investigation in the New Year.

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

04 December 2018
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

20 November 2018
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

13 November 2018
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

23 October 2018
Five tower blocks in Norwich failed fire safety tests last week.

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

16 October 2018
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.

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