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Grenfell Fire

Union slams deadly fire failings and cuts

12 May 2020
Firefighters have attacked the government and building owners as a parliamentary committee’s cladding survey highlighted widespread safety failings.

Charge Grenfell firms

03 March 2020
The Grenfell Inquiry is helping the guilty to escape. It resumed on Monday after staff of companies and organisations involved in work on the tower were assured that their evidence would not be used to prosecute them.

Grenfell Inquiry—firms ‘pass buck and blame each other’

04 February 2020
The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire heard last week that corporations had killed residents “in the pursuit of money”.

Grenfell cladding witnesses threaten to withhold evidence

29 January 2020
Important witnesses at the Grenfell Tower Inquiry may refuse to give evidence, unless they receive and assurance that they are free the threat of criminal prosecution.

‘Lives were ruined and we want justice says’ Grenfell resident

28 January 2020
“Lives were ruined and we want justice,” a former Grenfell resident told Socialist Worker on Monday. He was speaking as the second phase of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry got underway.

Reports round up: Campaigners join Silent Walk for Grenfell

19 November 2019
Cleaners at HMRC tax offices in Liverpool and Bootle were set to strike on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.

Flames spread across ‘flammable cladding’ in fire at Bolton students’ flats

16 November 2019
A fire tore through a block of student flats in Bolton on Friday

Grenfell—still no reckoning for the real culprits

05 November 2019
The Tory politicians and housing bosses responsible for the murder of 72 people in the Grenfell fire avoided the spotlight in the inquiry’s report last week

Grenfell campaigners fight on for justice in wake of report

30 October 2019
Grenfell survivors and relatives have vowed to keep up their fight for justice after an inquiry’s report into the tower block fire was published on Wednesday.

Avenge their deaths

29 October 2019
We have to make the Tories pay for the thousands of people who have been killed by their rule.

Blame Tory cost-cutting and racism for Grenfell Tower fire

29 October 2019
The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire should be a chance to expose cost-cutting, institutional racism and the way profit comes before people

Reports round up: Hundreds join the Silent Walk for Grenfell

20 August 2019
Over 1,000 people joined a protest in Manchester last Sunday to remember the Peterloo Massacre of 1819.

Grenfell firms try and dodge blame

09 July 2019
Some two years after the Grenfell Tower fire, companies are still trying to dodge the blame.

PFI projects disastrous for safety, argues new book

18 June 2019
Stuart Hodkinson spoke to Alistair Farrow about a public housng scandal that leaves many residents at risk

Protest at Downing Street demands justice for Grenfell

15 June 2019
Up to a thousand people joined a march on Saturday to demand justice for the 72 people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

Thousands march to remember those who died in Grenfell Tower

15 June 2019
There was sorrow on the march but also anger at the system that produced the conditions for it to happen

Grenfell—two years without justice

11 June 2019
The fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017 should have been a defining moment that led to fundamental changes. But, writes Alistair Farrow, two years on there has been a series of cover-ups, diversions and lies

Echoes of Grenfell Tower horror in east London fire

10 June 2019
Residents had warned of dangers before a blaze that engulfed a block of flats in east London on Sunday

Tory council lied about safety spending in run-up to Grenfell Tower fire

04 June 2019
At least 72 people died because the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower was done on the cheap.

New cladding tests fail

28 May 2019
Theresa May had the front to claim during her resignation speech last week that she had fought “the burning injustices that still scar our society”.

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