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Grenfell Fire


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.

News in brief—Activists stop Grenfell firm

26 June 2018
Children are left dirty because of poverty, according to a survey.

The Troublemaker - Did selling off fire safety training worsen Grenfell Tower disaster?

26 June 2018
Did privatisation of essential safety services play a role in the Grenfell Tower fire disaster?

LETTERS - Where next in fight for justice after Grenfell anniversary?

26 June 2018
A year on from 72 avoidable deaths in Grenfell it’s disgusting to see Theresa May and housing minister James Brokenshire appropriating the green heart badges, which have become a commemorative symbol of Grenfell.

Firefighters join angry march to demand justice for Grenfell

16 June 2018
Some 2,000 people marched from Downing Street to the Home Office on Saturday to demand justice for those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

Sorrow and anger on the streets of North Kensington one year on from Grenfell

14 June 2018
The mood was sombre in North Kensington on Thursday as people remembered those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

How can we get justice for Grenfell victims?

12 June 2018
Thursday 14 June marks one year since a fire ripped through Grenfell Tower in west London, killing at least 72 people.

Grenfell survivor speaks out - ‘Some of us tried to raise the alarm before the fire’

12 June 2018
Antonio Roncalato escaped from Grenfell Tower on 14 June last year. He spoke to Socialist Worker about how survivors have been failed in the aftermath of the fire

Smears, crimes and lies - the people and firms responsible for the Grenfell disaster

12 June 2018
The Grenfell Tower fire was a crime against the working class made possible by a system that puts profit before ordinary people’s lives.

Fire safety professional speaks out - Greed failed people at Grenfell, not firefighters

12 June 2018
A fire safety professional spoke to Socialist Worker about how the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower put people at risk—and the experiences of firefighters who fought the blaze

Grenfell campaigner - ‘We have to fight to get justice in the here and now’

12 June 2018
Justice4Grenfell was set up in the days following the fire in the absence of a response from the authorities.

One year on - the Grenfell Tower fire is a symbol of a world built for the rich

12 June 2018
The fire at Grenfell Tower is a symbol of decades of attacks on working class people.

Damning revelations in Grenfell inquiry as officials try to pass the buck

06 June 2018
The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire has heard how a smoke ventilation system failed eight days before the fire. It would have cost £1,800 to fix. It wasn’t fixed. It's one of the scores of examples of the contempt for ordinary people that led to the tragedy.

Blame Tories’ system not firefighters for Grenfell

05 June 2018
It is almost impossible for anyone to deny the failures that led to the Grenfell Tower fire and at least 71 deaths. But there is now a battle over who is responsible.

The Troublemaker - Emotional testimony from survivors of the Grenfell fire

29 May 2018
Survivors and the friends and families of people who died in the Grenfell fire gave a harrowing warning last week.

Grenfell campaigners say they’ll keep up the fight for justice as inquiry opens

20 May 2018
Survivors, bereaved relatives and justice campaigners vowed to keep up the fight as the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire opened on Monday.

Anger after Grenfell fire review fails to recommend ban on flammable cladding

17 May 2018
The Hackitt review into building regulations and fire safety in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire has been met by outrage.

Fifty years after Ronan Point tower block disaster dangerously little has changed

15 May 2018
Four people died and 17 were injured in the Ronan Point Tower Block disaster 50 years ago this Wednesday.

Grenfell survivors and relatives say Tory moves over public inquiry are not enough

15 May 2018
Grenfell Tower survivors and relatives of those who died slammed Theresa May and the Tories’ response to the tower block fire on Monday. 

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