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Grenfell Fire


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.

Grenfell Tower site could be highly toxic

11 December 2018
The full scale of water and soil poisoning in the area surrounding Grenfell Tower could be revealed by an investigation in the New Year.

Campaigners at housing summit vow to fight the Tories

08 December 2018
Up to 200 people joined the Homes for All annual housing summit in London on Saturday.

Cladding firm tries to limit payouts ater Grenfell Tower fire

04 December 2018
A ban on the use of combustible materials on buildings over 18 metres high is set to come into force on 21 December

Grenfell boss stalled vital information

20 November 2018
The Grenfell Tower Inquiry heard shocking revelations last week during evidence from Robert Black, chief executive of the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (TMO).

The Troublemaker - Millionaire Tory landlord in sick video of Grenfell effigy

13 November 2018
One of the six men arrested over a vile bonfire night effigy of Grenfell Tower is a property millionaire who owns an £8 million block of flats in Clapham, south London

More Tory failures in the wake of Grenfell fire

23 October 2018
Five tower blocks in Norwich failed fire safety tests last week.

Grenfell Tower soil is ‘toxic’ and could put health at risk, says report

16 October 2018
The soil in the area up to a mile from Grenfell Tower is toxic. That’s according to the preliminary findings of a report due to be released early next year.

Don't trust Theresa May’s housing pledge - demand new council homes

09 October 2018
Theresa May announced last week that she was removing the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) borrowing cap for local authorities.

Reviews round-up: The Burning Tower

25 September 2018
Burning Tower makes a case for investment in social housing.

Anger forces Tory council to back down from threat to Grenfell estate residents—again

20 September 2018
A storm of anger has forced Kensington and Chelsea council to back down from their latest attack on people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire

Deregulation led to Grenfell Tower fire, argues new firefighters’ union report

06 September 2018
Firefighters were not responsible for people dying in the Grenfell Tower fire, despite the propaganda campaign being mounted against them.

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