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Grenfell Fire


Slurs of the right wing press seek to divide residents’ justice movement

12 December 2017
Right wing news sources have been trying desperately to undermine calls to hold those responsible for the Grenfell Tower fire to account.

Grenfell survivors demand their voices are heard at inquiry

11 December 2017
Grenfell survivors and campaigners vowed to keep up the fight for justice as the inquiry into the causes of the fire began on Monday. The inquiry opened with two days of legal discussion over its procedures.

Grenfell residents still homeless six months after fire

10 December 2017
With the inquiry into the causes of the Grenfell Tower beginning this week, Alistair Farrow looks at how the evacuated residents are still searching for justice—and new homes to live in

Grenfell fire survivors slam inquiry and plan to protest

05 December 2017
Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire have launched a petition calling on Tory prime minister Theresa May to give them more input into the inquiry into the causes of the fire.

The royal wedding shows a divided Britain

28 November 2017
As royal parasite Prince Harry prepares for a lavish wedding, just down the road from Kensington Palace a community lies in pieces.

Grenfell justice campaign rejects police’s official death toll

21 November 2017
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

21 November 2017
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

14 November 2017
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

14 November 2017
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

07 November 2017
Also: Grenfell council goes for college

The Grenfell Tower fire and the anger that refuses to fade

07 November 2017
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. 

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