An adoption charity has been forced to close after its Manchester headquarters were discovered to have Grenfell-style cladding.
The founder of the UK Cladding Action Group has the announcement of a new government fund to replace Grenfell-style cladding on around 170 high-rise private residential buildings is “a bitter pill to swallow”.
A tower block resident has warned that the £200m of government funding to replace combustible cladding is not enough.
The government will fund the replacement of Grenfell-style cladding on around 170 high-rise private residential buildings, at an estimated cost of £200 million.
Residents of high-rise tower blocks with Grenfell-style cladding have told talkRADIO they are entering a "spiral of debt that will be impossible to get out of".
Residents of high-rise tower blocks are accusing the government of letting them fall towards bankruptcy by doing nothing to remove flammable cladding.
Demonstrators delivered an open letter to James Brokenshire demanding dangerous cladding was removed from buildings immedia
Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has written to around 60 building owners setting out steps they must take to avoid fines.
Social housing commentator Phil Morgan says the issue of fire safety at tower blocks will take a long time to resolve
George Galloway says if an election was held now, no one who was previously in power in Kensington and Chelsea would be voted in
An Australian Senate inquiry is looking at the use of non-conforming building materials and has heard thousands of buildings are at risk
George Galloway says many thought tower blocks were an eyesore, which is why cladding was added to them
Theresa May insists residents will have a say over the direction of the investigation
Journalist Tom Bergin says the legality of the panels used on Grenfell Tower is not clear
Former London mayor Ken Livingstone says we must find out how people were able to put up cladding on buildings like at Grenfell Tower
At 79 people are confirmed dead or remain missing in the wake of the tower blaze last week
The Prime Minster has said local authorities and fire services are in the process of ensuring tower blocks are safe