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Grenfell Fire


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. 

Protests planned for key Grenfell dates

08 May 2018
The public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire could last well into 2020.

Homes could be at risk after Grenfell report says safety tests are ‘inadequate’

01 May 2018
A new study has exposed part of the decades of deregulation that allowed the Grenfell Tower fire to happen.

Leaked report shows how council ‘savings’ led to Grenfell Tower fire disaster

17 April 2018
A shocking report into the immediate causes of the Grenfell Tower fire was leaked on Monday.

Grenfell protesters prepare to take message to parliament

15 April 2018
Over 1,000 joined the Silent Walk ten months after the fire. And the next one will coincide with a House of Commons debate

Cladding firm linked to Grenfell Tower fire showed contempt for safety

10 April 2018
A firm linked to the flammable cladding used on Grenfell Tower told its clients in 2015 that its Reynobond PE product achieved only a Euroclass E fire safety rating.

Press wages war on Grenfell survivors to help the Tories

03 April 2018
The media wants to undermine stories of Grenfell survivors. It’s part of a push to let the guilty off the hook, writes Alistair Farrow

Reports round up: Grenfell survivors to wait a year for homes

27 March 2018
Survivors and those displaced by the Grenfell Tower fire could be waiting over a year to get rehoused, according to the government.

Marchers demand justice for Grenfell victims nine months after the blaze

14 March 2018
People marched and rallied in Bristol, Liverpool and London on Wednesday night to demand justice for the people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire. 

What does justice mean for Grenfell campaigners?

13 March 2018
Almost nine months on from the devastating Grenfell fire, Alistair Farrow looks at what activists are fighting for, and the challenges that they face

Cladding safety test results may be ‘doctored’, leak reveals

27 February 2018
Leaked documents from cladding manufacturer Kingspan UK show that fire test results could have been doctored. It raises serious questions after the Grenfell fire, writes Alistair Farrow

Reports round-up: Justice4Grenfell sends three billboards round London

20 February 2018
THE justice4Grenfell campaign’s billboards drove through Westminster last Thursday, demanding truth and justice for those who died in the fire at Grenfell Tower

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