Grenfell Tower fire

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Surveyors draft plan to free homeowners from fire safety limbo
Rics seeks to end need for EWS1 form stopping resale or remortgaging despite lack of cladding

Hilary Osborne

08, Jan, 2021 @5:54 PM

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Grenfell Tower inquiry suspended because of Covid
Move prompted by level of London infections threatens to delay conclusions until well into 2022

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

06, Jan, 2021 @1:59 PM

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'Step up' and face Grenfell inquiry, minister tells cladding firm bosses
Stephen Greenhalgh said executives should not ‘hide behind’ rarely used French law

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

03, Jan, 2021 @4:19 PM

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Grenfell Tower inquiry: government ministers called to give evidence
Politicians such as Theresa May could be cross-examined about their actions in run-up of fire next year

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

29, Dec, 2020 @6:07 PM

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Tory donor was key shareholder in Grenfell cladding firm Arconic
Exclusive: Most recent donation in 2017 was year plastic-filled panels contributed to rapid spread of fire

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

23, Dec, 2020 @1:26 PM

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Fire hazards found at block housing Grenfell Tower survivors
Residents shocked to find block owned by Kensington and Chelsea is ‘not fire safe’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

18, Dec, 2020 @6:57 PM

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Director of Grenfell firm quits after evidence it used outdated fire tests
Peter Wilson to leave Kingspan, which made combustible insulation installed on the tower

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

17, Dec, 2020 @2:01 PM

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'A raging inferno': testimony reveals how deadly cladding ended up on Grenfell Tower
Public statements by Arconic, Celotex and Kingspan at times contrast what inquiry was told had been said in private

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

16, Dec, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Grenfell effect made our flats' insurance premium ruinous
This was despite the fact that cladding was fitted using the government’s own Green Homes Grant and has been certified

Anna Tims

16, Dec, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Grenfell survivors push for French witnesses to testify with embassy stunt
Poster shows tower in tricolour flag as French cladding firm employees refuse to appear at inquiry

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

14, Dec, 2020 @4:31 PM

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The Grenfell inquiry exposes market forces at their deadliest | Kenan Malik
Regulations aimed at protecting human life proved minor obstructions in the path to ever more profit

Kenan Malik

13, Dec, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Grenfell survivors call on France to bring cladding firm to inquiry
Government urged to intervene as French law means Arconic workers can refuse to give evidence

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

11, Dec, 2020 @6:50 PM

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