LONDON Fire Brigade commissioner Dany Cotton revealed yesterday she had received counselling following the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
Ms Cotton told LBC Radio she was still trying to process the “overwhelming sense of responsibility” she felt when firefighters were dealing...
Tuesday 22nd Aug 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
GRENFELL survivors have received less than a third of the millions of pounds collected by fundraisers, the Charity Commission said yesterday.
New data showed that almost half of the £19,018,782 raised for those affected by the west London tower block fire has been sent to...
Saturday 19th Aug 2017
SURVIVORS of the Grenfell Tower disaster, residents of the building and the families of those who died can be core participants in the inquiry, its chairman Sir Martin MooreBick announced yesterday.
Mr Moore-Bick said applications must be made in writing by September 8.
posted by Morning Star in Britain
JEREMY CORBYN has written to Prime Minister Theresa May demanding further action on the Grenfell inquiry.
In the letter released yesterday following the publication of the probe’s terms of reference, the Labour leader raises concerns about the “decision to exclude the...
Friday 18th Aug 2017
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Thursday 17th Aug 2017
posted by Jody Porter in Arts
Tories ‘running scared’ after wider social housing concerns excluded from inquiry
Wednesday 16th Aug 2017
THE government must be held to account over the Grenfell Tower tragedy, firefighters demanded before yesterday’s deadline for submissions to the inquiry.
Fire Brigades Union (FBU) general secretary Matt Wrack said the the scope of the inquiry needs to be broad and must also focus...
Saturday 5th Aug 2017
Liberty director MARTHA SPURRIER talks to Ben Cowles about attacks on Britain’s civil rights, the Grenfell tragedy and the shameful detentions at Yarl’s Wood
Friday 4th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
THE majority of survivors of the Grenfell fire disaster are still in emergency accommodation seven weeks after the devastating blaze, the Grenfell Response Team announced yesterday.
Only 13 households have been rehoused so far with 48 out of 174 offers of temporary or permanent...
Thursday 3rd Aug 2017
THE organisation that manages Grenfell Tower appointed a new interim chief executive yesterday.
Elaine Elkington, former director of housing and regeneration at Hammersmith & Fulham Council, will take over as the head of the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation...
Wednesday 2nd Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport