Grenfell Tower fire

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Local council missed a key time to help people with mental health'

Grenfell Tower suicides: 'Local council missed a key time to help people with mental health'

'Council missed a key time to help Grenfell Tower victims with mental health'

Mental health campaigner Yvette Greenway says people want to talk about their problems but are fed up with not being listened to so are giving up

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Sir Martin Moore-Bick reassures victims it will provide them with answers

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Sir Martin Moore-Bick reassures victims it will provide them with answers

Sir Martin Moore-Bick reassures victims Grenfell Tower inquiry will give answers

The retired judge chosen to head the probe by Theresa May gave a key address in central London on Thursday

'Unless inquiry produces fundamental change, there'll be another Grenfell', says North Kensington Labour councillor as inquiry opens

Unless Grenfell inquiry produces real change the tragedy will be repeated, says North Kensington Labour councillor

'Unless Grenfell inquiry produces real change the tragedy will be repeated'

Pat Mason, a Labour councillor in Kensington and Chelsea Council, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer as the inquiry into the tower fire opens

Grenfell inquiry: 'Government will have to enforce recommendations due to public pressure'

Grenfell inquiry: Government will have to enforce recommendations due to public pressure, says victims' lawyer

'Public pressure means Government will have to listen to Grenfell Tower inquiry'

John Cooper QC says those involved in the Grenfell Tower public inquiry want truth, justice, accountability and transparency

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Jim Fitzpatrick MP

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Jim Fitzpatrick MP

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Labour MP

Jim Fitzpatrick, a former fireman who represents Poplar and Limehouse, backed the call to install sprinklers in high-rise flats ahead of the inquiry into the fire

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Charity says at least 20 survivors of Grenfell Tower have attempted suicide

At least 20 Grenfell Tower survivors have attempted suicide, claims charity

At least 20 Grenfell Tower survivors have attempted suicide, claims charity

The group Silence of Suicide claims the survivors have been struggling to cope in the wake of the disaster which killed at least 80 people

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'We want to reorganise the TMO and effectively talk to residents', says deputy council leader

Grenfell Tower: 'We want to reorganise the TMO and effectively talk to residents', says deputy council leader

Grenfell council 'wants to reorganise TMO and effectively talk to residents'

Deputy leader of Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council Kim Taylor-Smith says the council wants to take back control of the Tenant Management Organisation

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Theresa May admits flaws in response to Grenfell Tower fire

Theresa May admits flaws in response to Grenfell Tower fire

Theresa May admits flaws in response to Grenfell Tower fire

The Prime Minister met former residents of the block privately earlier in the week

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Increased police numbers to guard area around Grenfell Tower during Notting Hill Carnival

Increased police for Grenfell Tower during Notting Hill Carnival

Increased police for Grenfell Tower during Notting Hill Carnival

The work on the tower will stop for the bank holiday weekend because of 'practical difficulties' caused by the Notting Hill Carnival

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Retired firefighter had private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

Retired firefighter forced to seek private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

Retired firefighter had private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

A former station commander has revealed his mental health problems as many retired firefighters are struggling with mental health after the Grenfell Tower fire

London Fire Brigade denies sign-off of Grenfell Tower refurbishment

London Fire Brigade denies sign-off on Grenfell Tower refurbishment

London Fire Brigade denies sign-off on Grenfell Tower refurbishment

The BBC has seen documents which claim there were 'liaisons' with the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation over the renovations

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Government announces terms of inquiry headed by Sir Martin Moore-Bick

Grenfell Tower: Government announces terms of inquiry headed by Sir Martin Moore-Bick

Government announces terms of Grenfell Tower inquiry

The fire engulfed the Kensington tower in June, and at least 80 people are believed to be dead

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Sharon Evans says she was suppressed when she served on the Government's independent child abuse inquiry

Child abuse inquiry member: 'I was silenced in 2015 to ensure Theresa May could become Prime Minister'

Child abuse inquiry member: 'I was silenced so Theresa May could become PM'

Sharon Evans says the inquiry was about controlling and suppressing information

Campaigners claim Grenfell donations aren't reaching survivors quickly enough

Campaigners claim Grenfell donations aren't reaching survivors quickly enough

Campaigners claim Grenfell donations aren't reaching survivors quickly enough

At least 80 people are believed to have died in the tower blaze

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Grenfell: Kensington and Chelsea Council's relief efforts are blasted by community members

Grenfell: Kensington and Chelsea Council's relief efforts are blasted by community members

Kensington and Chelsea Council's relief efforts blasted by community members

The council held another public meeting over Grenfell Tower on Wednesday

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'People want to know why the council's response was pathetic', says councillor Robert Atkinson

Grenfell Tower: 'People want to know why the council was so pathetic', says councillor Robert Atkinson

'People want to know why the council's response to Grenfell Tower was pathetic'

Councillor Robert Atkinson spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the upcoming inquiry

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Fraudsters contact victims about fake goods and unnecessary services'

Grenfell Tower: Fraudsters cashing in on grief by contacting victims with fake goods and services

Grenfell Tower: Fraudsters contact victims about fake goods and services

Action Fraud are calling on the public to come forward with reports of suspicious traders

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'unoccupied millionaire homes not relevant to tragedy', says property guru

Grenfell Tower: 'Unoccupied millionaire homes not relevant to tragedy', says property guru

'Unnoccupied millionaire homes not relevant to Grenfell tragedy'

Property Guru Ed Mead spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the list of unoccupied properties revealed by The Guardian newspaper

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Jeremiah Deen identified as victim of Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower: 2-year-old Jeremiah Deen the latest victim identified

2-year-old Jeremiah Deen identified as victim of Grenfell Tower fire

The two-year-old was confirmed to have perished in the tower blaze in June

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

'It's mind boggling those responsible for Grenfell Tower fire want to stay in power', says George Galloway

Galloway on Grenfell Tower: 'How can the people responsible even leave their house?'

George Galloway is shocked those responsible for Grenfell Tower are in power

George Galloway says if an election was held now, no one who was previously in power in Kensington and Chelsea would be voted in

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Labour councillor suggests Government could also be investigated over Grenfell Tower

Grenfell: Government could be charged with corporate manslaughter, says councillor

'Government could be charged with corporate manslaughter over Grenfell'

Julia Hartley-Brewer and Labour councillor Pat Mason had a heated debate about the Conservative council in Kensington and Chelsea

Grenfell Tower: Police say there's 'reasonable grounds' to suspect corporate manslaughter

Grenfell Tower: Police say there's 'reasonable grounds' to suspect corporate manslaughter

Grenfell: Police say 'reasonable grounds' to suspect corporate manslaughter

Senior figures in the local authority and the Tenant Management Organisation are to face questioning over the tower fire

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

'Chaotic consultations with Grenfell Tower victims could lead to inquiry boycott', says Society of Black Lawyers

'Chaotic consultation with Grenfell Tower victims could lead to inquiry boycott', says Society of Black Lawyers

'Chaotic consultations with Grenfell Tower victims may lead to inquiry boycott'

The chair of the Society of Black Lawyers Peter Herbert says he is deeply concerned that Martin Moore-Bick appears to have no relevant experience

Grenfell Tower to be coated by wrap in August to assist forensic investigation

Grenfell Tower to be coated in protective wrap to assist forensic investigation

Grenfell Tower to be coated in protective wrap in August

At least 80 people are believed to have died after a fire tore through the building in June

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Head of Grenfell inquiry faces call to resign from the public in consultation

Head of Grenfell inquiry faces call to resign in public consultation

Head of Grenfell inquiry faces call to resign in public consultation

Sir Martin Moore-Bick was told he didn't have the community confidence to deal with the disaster

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Arlene Phillips on the Gala for Grenfell and the BBC gender pay gap

Arlene Phillips on the Gala for Grenfell and the BBC gender pay gap

Arlene Phillips on the Gala for Grenfell and the BBC gender pay gap

The former choreographer for BBC Strictly Come Dancing swung by the studio for a chat with Paul Ross and Carole Malone

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

'If lessons learned from Lakanal House fire were applied, Grenfell Tower fire may not have happened'

'If lessons learned from Lakanal House fire were applied, Grenfell Tower fire may not have happened'

'Grenfell fire may not have happened if lessons had been learned from Lakanal'

Baroness Jenny Jones says the Government needs to impose new building regulations covering various equipment and cladding

9/11 experts drafted to assist Grenfell Tower investigation

9/11 experts drafted in to assist Grenfell Tower investigation

9/11 experts drafted in to assist Grenfell Tower investigation

Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner Craig Mackey said the 'extraordinary size' of the crime scene had required the extra recruitment

George Galloway: 'Council who presided over Grenfell tower fiasco can't continue to govern'

George Galloway: 'Council who presided over Grenfell Tower fiasco must be booted out'

Galloway: 'Council who presided over Grenfell fiasco must be kicked out'

Our host discussed the public meeting where Kensington and Chelsea Council elected a new leader on Wednesday

Grenfell Tower: 'Elizabeth Campbell and Conservatives don't understand what victims have gone through'

Grenfell Tower: The council acts like a property company, says Labour member

Grenfell Tower: The council acts like a property company, says Labour member

Labour councillor Pat Mason says residents are angry and distressed and shouldn't have had to search for services after the fire

Grenfell Tower: new council leader gets heckled during public meeting

Grenfell Tower: new council leader gets heckled during public meeting

Grenfell Tower: new council leader gets heckled during public meeting

Elizabeth Campbell was elected to the position of Kensington and Chelsea Council Leader at the meeting

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Inquiry hears Grenfell Tower style fire could take place in Australia in matter of time

Australian inquiry hears Grenfell Tower-style disaster is just a matter of time

Australian inquiry hears Grenfell Tower-style disaster is just a matter of time

An Australian Senate inquiry is looking at the use of non-conforming building materials and has heard thousands of buildings are at risk

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

'Grenfell Tower meeting was completely shambolic as those in charge couldn't run it', says Labour councillor

'Grenfell Tower meeting was completely shambolic as those in charge couldn't run it', says Labour councillor

'Grenfell Tower meeting was completely shambolic due to those in charge'

Labour councillor Pat Mason says Grenfell Tower residents are angry and they want straight answers

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

New Kensington and Chelsea council chief admits she hasn't visited council tower blocks before -  done but needs storify

Grenfell Tower: New council chief Elizabeth Campbell criticised for admitting she hasn't visited tower block

New Grenfell Tower council chief criticised for tower block admission

Elizabeth Campbell says she is going to visit Grenfell Tower and promises to build more council housing

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Police reveal a victim had spoken to 999 for 55 minutes

Grenfell Tower victim was on 999 call for 55 minutes, police reveal

Grenfell Tower victim was on 999 call for 55 minutes, police reveal

Scotland Yard gave an update of the tower fire investigation on Monday

Camden Market fire: outbreak under control following overnight firefighter efforts

Camden Market fire: Outbreak under control following overnight firefighter efforts

Camden Market fire under control following overnight firefighter efforts

70 firefighters and a fleet of 10 fire engines were deployed to the scene after the blaze broke out in a building within the market on Sunday night

Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Sir Martin Moore-Bick has tarred us all with the same brush', says local resident

Grenfell Tower evacuee: 'People will withhold evidence if they don't trust Sir Martin Moore-Bick'

Grenfell evacuee: 'People will withhold evidence if they don't trust the chair'

Local resident Joe Delaney says the Grenfell Tower inquiry chair 'couldn't talk himself out of a pair on underpants at a sex party'

Grenfell Tower: 'The inquiry must move at a pace the survivors can cope with', says Labour councillor

Grenfell Tower: 'The inquiry must move at a pace the survivors can cope with', says Labour councillor

Grenfell Tower: 'The inquiry must move at a pace the survivors can cope with'

Labour councillor Robert Atkinson says there is a lot of misinformation about the nature of people who lived in the tower

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'The community must stick together and stay away from aggression', says local resident

Grenfell Tower: 'The community must not resort to aggression', says local resident

Grenfell Tower community must not stoop to aggression, says local resident

Local resident Tdjan says the community needs to channel peace and love

'The impact of Jeremy Corbyn in the election has made people turn away from Thatcherite and Blairite nonsense', says Ken Livingstone

Thatcher and Blair sowed the seeds of Grenfell Tower tragedy, says Ken Livingstone

Thatched sowed the seeds of Grenfell, says Ken Livingstone

Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone believes the last 40 years have been ludicrous as the idea of deregulating businesses does not leave people better off

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

'Grenfell Tower victims don't trust authorities and won't listen to them no matter what they say', says councillor

Grenfell Tower: If Theresa May can find £1bn for the DUP why can't she sort the Grenfell Tower mess, asks local councillor

If Theresa May can find £1bn for the DUP why can't she sort the Grenfell mess?'

Councillor Pat Mason says it's impossible to imagine how angry bereaved victims are

Coroner says scenes inside Grenfell Tower are apocalyptic

Coroner says scenes inside Grenfell Tower are apocalyptic

Coroner says scenes inside Grenfell Tower are apocalyptic

A meeting was held with coroner Fiona Wilcox and the Met Police Commander Stuart Cundy about the Grenfell Tower fire

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Kensington and Chelsea was controlled by rich people, as the poor are less likely to vote', says George Galloway

Grenfell Tower tragedy occurred because rich councillors viewed poor people as eyesore: George Galloway

Grenfell occurred because the poor were viewed as an eyesore: George Galloway

George Galloway says many thought tower blocks were an eyesore, which is why cladding was added to them

Julia Hartley-Brewer tells Grenfell Tower campaigner 'we all want justice... but stop demonising the Tories'

Julia Hartley-Brewer tells Grenfell Tower campaigner 'we all want justice... but stop demonising the Tories'

Julia tells Grenfell campaigner 'we all want justice, but stop bashing Tories'

Justice for Grenfell campaigner Sue Caro believes the Grenfell Tower death toll is double that of the official figure

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

George Galloway: 'MPs cheering the result of the public sector pay cap vote shows Great Britain is a laughing stock'

George Galloway: 'MPs cheering the result of the public sector pay cap vote shows Great Britain is a laughing stock'

George Galloway: 'Great Britain has been reduced to a laughing stock'

Georeg Galloway says cheering about keeping the public sector pay cap is more unkind than having voted against abolishing it

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Grenfell Tower: nearby resident says he lost his job due to the fire and the council has been 'absolutely rubbish'

Grenfell Tower: nearby resident says he lost his job due to the fire and the council has been 'absolutely rubbish'

Grenfell Tower: evacuated resident says he lost his job due to the fire

A man known as M claims many victims have been kicked out of hotels and have nowhere to stay

Fury as council cancels Grenfell Tower meeting after journalists were allowed in

Fury as council cancels Grenfell Tower meeting after journalists were allowed in

Fury as council cancels Grenfell Tower meeting after journalists were allowed in

Leader Nicholas Paget-Brown apologised for the authority's response to the tragedy before the meeting was cancelled

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

'Not knowing the full Grenfell Tower death toll is adding to grief, stress and strain of victims', says George Galloway

'Not knowing the full Grenfell Tower death toll is adding to grief, stress and strain of victims', says George Galloway

'Not knowing the full Grenfell Tower death toll is adding to victims' grief'

George Galloway says the length of time it is taking to reach a final Grenfell Tower fire death toll is also adding to anger

Retired Court of Appeal judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick to lead Grenfell Tower public inquiry

Retired Court of Appeal judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick to lead Grenfell Tower public inquiry

Retired judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick to lead Grenfell Tower public inquiry

Theresa May insists residents will have a say over the direction of the investigation

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

'Company provided cladding for Grenfell Tower knowing it was a fire risk', says journalist

'Company provided cladding for Grenfell Tower knowing it was a fire risk', says journalist

'Company provided cladding for Grenfell Tower knowing it was a fire risk'

Journalist Tom Bergin says the legality of the panels used on Grenfell Tower is not clear

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

'Unhelpful and inappropriate' - Jim Fitzpatrick on John McDonnell's Grenfell Tower comment

'Unhelpful and inappropriate' - Jim Fitzpatrick MP on John McDonnell's Grenfell Tower comment

Jim Fitzpatrick MP calls John McDonnell's Grenfell Tower comment 'inappropriate'

The shadow chancellor said the victims of the tower fire had been 'murdered' by 'political decisions'

Grenfell Tower: '40 years of government cuts and reduced regulation have put people at risk', says Ken Livingstone

Grenfell Tower: '40 years of government cuts and reduced regulation have put people at risk', says Ken Livingstone

'40 years of government cuts have put people at risk', says Ken Livingstone

Former London mayor Ken Livingstone says we must find out how people were able to put up cladding on buildings like at Grenfell Tower

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Police confirm the cause of Grenfell Tower fire

Police confirm faulty fridge started Grenfell Tower fire

Police confirm faulty fridge started Grenfell Tower fire

At 79 people are confirmed dead or remain missing in the wake of the tower blaze last week

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Amnesty for illegal Grenfell Tower residents 'might lead to slippery slope' , says immigration lawyer Harjap Singh Bhangal

Amnesty for illegal Grenfell Tower residents 'might lead to slippery slope' , says immigration lawyer

Amnesty for illegal Grenfell Tower residents 'might lead to slippery slope'

Immigration lawyer Harjap Singh Bhangal spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about granting amnesty to illegal immigrants living in the tower

Immigration checks won't be done on Grenfell Tower fire victims, but cladding on some tower blocks is combustible

Grenfell Tower: UK councils estimate 600 high-rise buildings have similar cladding

Downing Street: 600 high-rise buildings have similar cladding to Grenfell Tower

The Prime Minster has said local authorities and fire services are in the process of ensuring tower blocks are safe

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