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Grenfell Fire


Reports round up: Hundreds join the Silent Walk for Grenfell

Reports round up: Hundreds join the Silent Walk for Grenfell Over 1,000 people joined a protest in Manchester last Sunday to remember the Peterloo Massacre of 1819.

Grenfell firms try and dodge blame

Grenfell firms try and dodge blame Some two years after the Grenfell Tower fire, companies are still trying to dodge the blame.

PFI projects disastrous for safety, argues new book

PFI projects disastrous for safety, argues new book Stuart Hodkinson spoke to Alistair Farrow about a public housng scandal that leaves many residents at risk

Protest at Downing Street demands justice for Grenfell

Protest at Downing Street demands justice for Grenfell Up to a thousand people joined a march on Saturday to demand justice for the 72 people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

Thousands march to remember those who died in Grenfell Tower

Thousands march to remember those who died in Grenfell Tower There was sorrow on the march but also anger at the system that produced the conditions for it to happen

Grenfell—two years without justice

Grenfell—two years without justice The fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017 should have been a defining moment that led to fundamental changes. But, writes Alistair Farrow, two years on there has been a series of cover-ups, diversions and lies

Echoes of Grenfell Tower horror in east London fire

10 June 2019
Residents had warned of dangers before a blaze that engulfed a block of flats in east London on Sunday

Tory council lied about safety spending in run-up to Grenfell Tower fire

04 June 2019
At least 72 people died because the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower was done on the cheap.

New cladding tests fail

28 May 2019
Theresa May had the front to claim during her resignation speech last week that she had fought “the burning injustices that still scar our society”.

Senior cop speaks at Edson Da Costa inquest

21 May 2019
A senior police officer has said he was hindered from giving first aid to Edson Da Costa because he was under “threat”, a court has heard.

Tories to remove bosses’ fatal flat cladding

10 May 2019
Two years on from the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 72 people, Tory hypocrisy seemingly knows no bounds.

Anger and trauma two years after Grenfell fire

30 April 2019
Almost two years after the Grenfell Tower fire, people across Britain are suffering the “trauma” of living in tower blocks with similar flammable cladding.

Fighting against the toxic legacy of Grenfell Tower fire

16 April 2019
School students studying in the shadow of Grenfell Tower in west London are angry about being exposed to toxins caused by the 2017 fire.

Aecom contract is a slap in the face for Grenfell victims

26 March 2019
The Tories have appointed an “independent specialist contractor” to conduct environmental checks of the area around Grenfell Tower.

Grenfell residents’ rights breached says new report

19 March 2019
Hundreds of people joined the monthly Silent Walk to demand justice for those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire on Thursday of last week.

Grenfell survivors angry at fresh delays to justice

07 March 2019
Police investigating the Grenfell Tower fire have said they will not submit files to the Crown Prosecution Service until “the latter part of 2021”.

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

19 February 2019
A Channel 4 Dispatches documentary entitled Grenfell: Did the Fire Brigade Fail? aired on Monday.

Grenfell fire showed how the system fails ordinary people

08 January 2019
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

08 January 2019
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

14 December 2018
Any chance of justice for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire is being delayed and blocked.

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