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Grenfell Fire


‘We’ve got no faith in Grenfell fire inquiry’

08 August 2017
Tenants organise as landlords and Tories refuse to act on the lessons of the disaster

Nearly two months after the Grenfell fire - survivors displaced and buildings unsafe

01 August 2017
The fire left hundreds of people without homes and saw dozens of buildings fail new safety checks—and two months later neither problem is being addressed, reports Alistair Farrow

Grenfell: corporate manslaughter charges are not enough

28 July 2017
Police investigating the Grenfell Tower fire have announced that they may have “reasonable grounds” to suspect that corporate manslaughter offences have been committed.

Grenfell Tower survivors ask, ‘Can we trust the legal system?’

27 July 2017
A public meeting on Wednesday this week underlined the deep mistrust survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire feel towards the inquiry panel headed by Sir Martin Moore-Bick.

No mental health support or housing for Grenfell survivors

25 July 2017
The class divide brought into the light by the Grenfell Tower fire has been further exposed this week.

Shouts of 'murderers' from Grenfell survivors as council leader elected

20 July 2017
Survivors of the Grenfell Tower, treated with contempt by Kensington and Chelsea council for over a month, had a chance to speak last night, Wednesday. They did not hold back.

Grenfell fire victims take their rage to top cops and council

18 July 2017
A month on from the Grenfell Tower fire, angry survivors and residents were set to demonstrate outside a Kensington and Chelsea council meeting

Four weeks after the Grenfell fire, vigil focuses grief and anger

13 July 2017
Survivors and local residents gathered to remember the dead and demand justice last night, Wednesday.

Probe into the Grenfell Tower fire will start by looking at possible manslaughter

11 July 2017
A senior Met police officer has said the starting point of the criminal investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire would be that “around 80” deaths resulted from manslaughter.

Furious meeting slams Sir Martin Moore-Bick over Grenfell Tower fire inquiry

07 July 2017
Tenants and residents slammed Sir Martin Moore-Bick at a furious meeting of survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire last night, Thursday.

Grenfell residents debate demands to make sure tragedy never happens again

04 July 2017
Residents are in turmoil in the wake of the fire at Grenfell Tower—but from that turmoil they’re fighting to make sure such an event never happens again. 

Council chiefs resign as pressure builds for Grenfell justice campaign

04 July 2017
The campaign for justice for the people murdered at Grenfell Tower has scored some successes in the past week—and it can push on for more.

Warnings ignored in a Tory bonfire of regulations

04 July 2017
The Tories and their friends in the right wing press have been working overtime to spread the blame for the Grenfell Tower murders around. They also want to deflect attention from a culture at the top of the Tory party.

Tory councillors ban Grenfell survivors from their first meeting since blaze

29 June 2017
Survivors of the Grenfell Tower are banned from the first meeting of senior councillors since the disaster because the Tory council fears protest.

The vile Tory murderers must pay—protests can get them out

27 June 2017
The Tories have stitched up a deal with the sectarian murderers and sexist bigots of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

West of both worlds - inside the segregated borough of Kensington and Chelsea

27 June 2017
The Grenfell Tower fire has exposed the deep inequality at the heart of Kensington and Chelsea.

Anger over Grenfell murder needs to focus on the very top

27 June 2017
If the inferno victims are to see any kind of justice the buck can’t stop at the local council, argues Alistair Farrow

'It’s a wall of indifference', Grenfell survivor slams council

27 June 2017
Joe Delaney, a Grenfell Tower fire survivor, told Alistair Farrow about the incompetence and indifference of the council

'We will support Grenfell fire victims,' says Hillsborough justice campaigner

27 June 2017
The Grenfell Tower fire has had a huge impact on some of the people around the Hillsborough Justice Campaign (HJC). The HJC has pledged support to the families and survivors of Grenfell Tower and will offer any assistance we can.

'The Daily Mail won’t stop me protesting over Grenfell blaze'

27 June 2017
I was attacked in the Daily Mail newspaper last week, along with others on the left, for protesting over the Grenfell Tower fire.

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