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Grenfell justice campaign rejects police’s official death toll

Grenfell justice campaign rejects police’s official death toll Cops say 71 people died in the Grenfell Tower fire in west London. They released the official figure last week.

March for Grenfell swells with silent anger as report condemns Tory council

March for Grenfell swells with silent anger as report condemns Tory council Almost 2,000 people joined the latest monthly silent march on Tuesday night to commemorate the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire

More people died in Grenfell Tower fire than the Tories will admit

More people died in Grenfell Tower fire than the Tories will admit New figures suggest that some 99 people died in the Grenfell Tower fire—and Kensington and Chelsea council is still dragging its feet on rehousing survivors, says Alistair Farrow

Haringey Labour falls out over housing plan

Haringey Labour falls out over housing plan Also: Grenfell council goes for college

Activists build opposition to social cleaning plans in Haringey

Activists build opposition to social cleaning plans in Haringey Housing campaigners took to the high court last week to challenge Labour-run Haringey council over its plan to demolish seven estates in the north London borough.

More flammable cladding and fewer firefighters—Tory Britain after Grenfell

More flammable cladding and fewer firefighters—Tory Britain after Grenfell “It’s like cladding your home in solid petrol,” fire expert and surveyor Arnold Tarling told the BBC last week.

Haringey council faces formal complaint over plans to push out tenants

24 October 2017
Housing campaigners have lodged a formal complaint against Haringey council

Rochdale tower blocks under threat

24 October 2017
A giant redevelopment project in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, threatens to wreck hundreds of lives

Housing is a ‘safe place’ for money, say rich property developers

24 October 2017
Property developers, politicians and investors descended on Kensington Olympia in west London to carve up the housing market

Most Grenfell survivors still wait for new homes

24 October 2017
Only ten out of 203 Grenfell Tower households have found permanent housing. Most are still waiting to be rehoused four months after the fire.

Haringey council sells off Love Lane estate

17 October 2017
The Love Lane estate in Haringey, north London, is set to be sold off to property developers Lendlease.

Updated: marchers demand justice for Grenfell as Tories refuse to fund sprinklers

14 October 2017
Up to 1,500 people marched through North Kensington in west London on Saturday night to demand justice for the people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

Grenfell residents will march for justice

13 October 2017
Residents and activists will take to the streets for a silent march

Corbyn’s fight to end ‘social cleansing’ - and the Labour councils at war with him

10 October 2017
Labour councils and Labour’s leadership seem to be on opposite sides of the fight for better housing.

Tory-led Kensington and Chelsea council in fresh bid to sideline Grenfell survivors

10 October 2017
The Tory-led council that ignored safety warnings ahead of the Grenfell Tower fire is still trying to sideline residents’ voices.

Council’s wrecking plan is a snub to Corbyn

03 October 2017
Also: Callous Grenfell estate bosses finally get the boot

Inquiry into Grenfell fire carves out residents as blocks fail safety tests

19 September 2017
Opposition grows to Haringey demolition plans. Tenants delay Genesis housing association merger.

Housing campaigners support Grenfell march

12 September 2017
Some 50 housing activists and tenants met in central London last Saturday to discuss the fight for safe affordable homes in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire

Reports round-up: Protest against ward closure in Mansfield

05 September 2017
Also: One Housing tenants won't be divided | Burston strike school centenary | Argos strike ends | Pay dispute at HTC Wolffkran | Big Ben blacklisting protest | Flashmob against firings at Glasgow Grosvenor | Rally called in Liverpool

Angry Grenfell survivors have no homes and no answers two months after fire

15 August 2017
Some 500 people demonstrated on Monday evening to remember the dead of the Grenfell Tower fire. Although the march was silent, the anger was palpable.

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