Eric Pickles

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The faux outrage over Sue Gray’s move to Labour is a ruse to protect Boris Johnson – don’t fall for it | Dave Penman
The matter needs careful handling, but the agenda of those making illogical claims is pretty clear, says Dave Penman, general secretary of the FDA union

Dave Penman

04, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Urgent need to build UK Holocaust memorial now before survivors die, says Pickles
Co-chair of memorial foundation ‘desperate’ to start work on scheme next to parliament, first proposed in 2014

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

26, Jan, 2023 @2:05 PM

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Second Grenfell Tower inquiry play to put Eric Pickles in spotlight
Exclusive: Stage sequel to focus on then housing secretary, fire chief and two families devastated by 2017 fire

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

04, Dec, 2022 @9:10 AM

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Ex-ministers could have shown humility and regret at the Grenfell inquiry. They didn’t | Lucie Heath
Despite weeks of evidence about safety deregulation, those who were in charge seem convinced they are above reproach, says Inside Housing’s Lucie Heath

Lucie Heath

14, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Conservative peer apologises for Grenfell fire victims blunder
Eric Pickles had ‘other tragedies’ on his mind when he incorrectly referred to ‘nameless 96 people’ while giving evidence to inquiry

Tobi Thomas

11, Apr, 2022 @7:02 PM

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Grenfell Tower inquiry exposes miscommunication, poor governance and misguided policies
The government department in charge of fire safety failed to heed repeated warnings after a previous fatal tower block blaze

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

10, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Eric Pickles asks Grenfell inquiry not to waste his time but gets death toll wrong
72 people were killed in the fire but Pickles said 96, the number who died in the Hillsborough disaster

Hibaq Farah

07, Apr, 2022 @7:21 PM

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Grenfell inquiry: ex-ministers and serving secretary of state to be cross-examined
Eric Pickles, Brandon Lewis and Gavin Barwell will face questions over claims Tory-led governments prioritised ‘bonfire of red tape’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

04, Jan, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Rebuke for Hammond over use of government contacts to assist bank
Former chancellor’s actions in relation to OakNorth, who he is paid to advise, ‘not acceptable’

Rajeev Syal

02, Sep, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Eric leaves the government in a pickle over lobbying | John Crace
Eric Pickles’ blunt select committee appearance will do little to ease Boris Johnson’s Greensill worries

John Crace

15, Apr, 2021 @5:59 PM

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Westminster watchdog calls for urgent reform after Greensill scandal
Eric Pickles calls for ministers to explain how Bill Crothers could work for Greensill and government at same time

Rajeev Syal

15, Apr, 2021 @11:41 AM

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The Guardian view on voting rights: don't import US-style suppression | Editorial
Editorial: Governments should promote elections, not undermine them. Tory plans for compulsory ID must be resisted


09, Mar, 2021 @6:52 PM

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