Grenfell inquiry

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Nobody should have been allowed to live in Grenfell Tower, says Fire chief

Nobody should have been allowed to live in Grenfell Tower, says Fire chief

Nobody should have been allowed to live in Grenfell Tower, says Fire chief

The “horrendous” spread of the fire up Grenfell Tower meant no one should have lived in that building, a Senior Fire Commander has said.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

Grenfell survivors could be at risk from asbestos poisoning, says coroner

Grenfell survivors could be at risk from asbestos poisoning, says coroner

Grenfell survivors could be at risk from asbestos poisoning, says coroner

The coroner leading the Grenfell Tower inquest has called on the NHS to set up a screening programme for those who were exposed to smoke and dust in the fire.

Kensington and Chelsea Council apologises for asking resident to remove green Grenfell hearts from her home

Kensington and Chelsea Council apologises for asking resident to remove green Grenfell hearts from her home

Kensington Council apologises for asking resident to remove Grenfell hearts

Kensington and Chelsea have apologised to Sue Duggins for asking her to remove her green Grenfell hearts from her wall, after classing them as graffiti.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Grenfell residents not told of order to evacuate unless they called 999 again, inquiry told

Grenfell residents not told of order to evacuate unless they called 999 again, inquiry told

Grenfell residents not told of order to evacuate unless they called 999 again

Trapped Grenfell Tower residents told to stay put by 999 operators were not informed that the advice had changed unless they called 999 again, an inquiry has heard.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Police carry out interviews as part of Grenfell criminal investigation

Police carry out interviews as part of Grenfell criminal investigation

Police carry out interviews as part of Grenfell criminal investigation

The Metropolitan Police have carried out three interviews under caution and said the investigation has moved to a "new phase"

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Grenfell firefighter Michael Dowden made 'scapegoat' by inquiry, say supporters

Grenfell firefighter Michael Dowden made 'scapegoat' by inquiry, say supporters

Michael Dowden admitted to the inquiry that he did not check the building's cladding or declare a major incident when the fire reached the roof, but his supporters say the questioning places blame unfairly on him

Monday, June 25, 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

Firefighter who inspected Grenfell Tower admits he didn't look at cladding

Firefighter who inspected Grenfell Tower admits he didn't look at cladding

Firefighter who inspected Grenfell Tower admits he didn't look at cladding

Michael Dowden inspected the building in 2016 and told the inquiry he did not check the cladding or the evacuation procedure

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Grenfell Tower One Year On: watch talkRADIO's documentary

Grenfell Tower One Year On: watch talkRADIO's documentary

Grenfell Tower One Year On: watch talkRADIO's documentary

talkRADIO speaks to those affected, volunteers and officials about life one year on from the tragedy

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Exclusive: Deputy council leader Kim Taylor-Smith defends Grenfell rehousing efforts

Exclusive: Deputy council leader Kim Taylor-Smith defends Grenfell rehousing efforts

Exclusive: Council deputy Kim Taylor-Smith defends Grenfell rehousing efforts

Kim Taylor-Smith, who's in charge of the Grenfell rehousing efforts, says trauma has made choosing new homes difficult for survivors

Moroccan man who lost sister in Grenfell accuses Home Office of racial bias

Moroccan man who lost sister in Grenfell accuses Home Office of racial bias

Moroccan man who lost sister in Grenfell accuses Home Office of racial bias

Karim Khalloufi and his mother were not granted a visa in time by the Home Office to attend the opening weeks of the Inquiry to read a statement in honour of their relative Khadija.

Exclusive: Theresa May 'did not consult council before promising to rehome Grenfell victims in three weeks'

Exclusive: Theresa May 'did not consult council before promising to rehome Grenfell victims in three weeks'

Exclusive: PM 'didn't consult council on Grenfell three-week rehoming promise'

Labour councillor Robert Atkinson says the then-leader of the council said 'I don't know' when he asked how everyone would be rehomed within three weeks

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Exclusive: Petition launched to ban combustible cladding after Grenfell

Exclusive: Petition launched to ban combustible cladding after Grenfell

Exclusive: Petition launched to ban combustible cladding after Grenfell

Architect and TV presenter George Clarke has launched a petition for the government to end the use of combustible material on homes and public buildings

Police investigating fire service over Grenfell 'stay-put' policy

Police investigating fire service over Grenfell 'stay-put' policy

The Metropolitan Police are probing the London Fire Brigade over their policy.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Grenfell contractors accused of being 'inhumane' for inquiry silence

Grenfell contractors accused of being 'inhumane' for inquiry silence

Stephanie Barwise QC, representing survivors and the bereaved, claimed that Rydon, the main contractor, was being "disingenuous" about its involvement.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Monday, June 4, 2018

Grenfell 'stay put' fire policy failed, report finds

Grenfell 'stay put' fire policy failed, report finds

Grenfell 'stay put' fire policy failed, report finds

Dr Barbara Lane also claimed that the key players involved in the 2016 refurbishment had not ascertained how the new cladding system would behave in a fire.

Grenfell inquiry to hear evidence on why deadly fire spread

Grenfell inquiry to hear evidence on why deadly fire spread

Expert reports detailing the cause of the inferno and why it spread so quickly are to be published as the inquiry hears an opening statement from its top lawyer.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Grenfell inquiry unlikely to 'attach blame' to anyone, says journalist

Grenfell inquiry unlikely to 'attach blame' to anyone, says journalist

Tributes to victims of the Grenfell Tower fire were heard over the first week-and-a-half of the enquiry, but some doubt whether the role companies and individuals played will be fully examined

Monday, May 21, 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018

72-second silence held to honour Grenfell victims as inquiry begins

72-second silence held to honour Grenfell victims as inquiry begins

It marked the beginning of two weeks of poignant tributes from family and friends as the first phase of the public inquiry gets under way.

Grenfell inquiry to open with victim tributes

Grenfell inquiry to open with victim tributes

Almost one year on, bereaved family and friends will join together and paint a picture of the loved ones they lost in front of the retired judge chairing the probe, Sir Martin Moore-Bick.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Grenfell Tower investigation can consider individual as well as corporate manslaughter cases

Grenfell Tower investigation can consider individual manslaughter cases

Scotland Yard says inquiry's manslaughter probe can extend to individuals

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Grenfell Tower fire: Corbyn asks May to include minorities in inquiry team

Corbyn asks May to include minorities in Grenfell inquiry team

Inquiry team has come under fierce criticism over the background of its members