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Grenfell Fire


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.

LETTERS: Conditions are dangerous inside 'grisly Risley' prison

LETTERS: Conditions are dangerous inside grisly Risley prison There have been reports that an explosive device was found inside HM Prison Risley 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

The Grenfell Tower fire and the anger that refuses to fade

The Grenfell Tower fire and the anger that refuses to fade Grenfell, and the treatment of victims that followed, exposes the contempt that those at the top have for working class people

More flammable cladding and fewer firefighters—Tory Britain after Grenfell

31 October 2017
“It’s like cladding your home in solid petrol,” fire expert and surveyor Arnold Tarling told the BBC last week.

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.

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

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.

Grenfell survivors excluded from public inquiry

14 September 2017
The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire began today, Thursday, at the Connaught Rooms in central London. Sir Martin Moore-Bick, its chair, read out a prepared statement then rushed out of the room.

‘We will not settle for whitewash,’ say Grenfell residents as inquiry begins

13 September 2017
Residents and campaigners slammed the public inquiry into the Grenfell blaze as it began today, Thursday. They raised doubts about its scope and ability to deliver justice for the dead and survivors of the west London tower block fire. 

Grenfell fire inquiry starts as survivors still suffer trauma

12 September 2017
It is three months since a fire ripped through Grenfell Tower in west London, killing at least 80 people

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

Kill capitalism—before it kills us

29 August 2017
Residents of Hokkaido, Japan, were woken up early on Tuesday morning by sirens, loudspeaker announcements and phone alerts telling them to seek cover immediately.

Let’s party against the racists at Notting Hill Carnival

22 August 2017
Love Music Hate Racism will be part of this year’s Notting Hill Carnival event in west London.

Tories' racist scheme to bury the truth about Grenfell

22 August 2017
Survivors and other people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire have been cynically and shamefully betrayed by the Tories.

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