Grenfell Tower fire

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Investors sell off shares in Grenfell Tower insulation firm Kingspan
Grenfell United, representing bereaved families, welcomes move by Baillie Gifford and other asset managers

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

14, Apr, 2021 @9:18 AM

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Grenfell expert witness is father of council's head of fire safety
Conflict of interest claims after it emerges that Colin Todd’s son now works for Kensington and Chelsea council

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

31, Mar, 2021 @6:02 PM

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Council 'prioritised cost over safety', Grenfell Tower inquiry hears
Landlords showed ‘staggering lack of concern’ by failing to order checks after being warned about dangerous cladding

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

29, Mar, 2021 @2:17 PM

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Lifelong Tory voters abandoning party over cladding crisis
Conservative supporters say party is placing interests of developers and freeholders above homeowners

Robert Booth and Molly Blackall

29, Mar, 2021 @12:44 PM

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MPs defeat bid to save leaseholders from huge fire safety bills
Amendments to stop building owners passing on the costs of fixing defects were defeated in a Commons vote

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

22, Mar, 2021 @10:24 PM

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If Boris Johnson is serious about levelling up, he would plan for a 2026 census now | Danny Dorling
An additional population survey, on top of next week’s, would provide information the country really needs

Danny Dorling

14, Mar, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Company that sold Grenfell panels was warned in 2007 they could kill
Arconic warned Spanish customer not to use panels in 2011, but later sold them to Grenfell project

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

10, Mar, 2021 @6:21 PM

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New watchdog tells England's high-rise builders to 'get your act together'
Chief inspector of buildings says he hopes new regime prevents anything like another Grenfell

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

05, Mar, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Grenfell Tower council apologises for putting profits before people in borough
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea leader says sorry for series of property deals made before 2017 fire

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

26, Feb, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Commons defeat leaves flat owners facing huge bills to fix cladding
Amendment to fire safety bill could have spared leaseholders costs of up to £100,000 to make their homes safe

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

24, Feb, 2021 @6:54 PM

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US executive was told Grenfell panels were unsafe on buildings over 12 metres
French executive says he is ‘practically sure’ he sent assessment to senior colleague in US

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

22, Feb, 2021 @7:05 PM

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Cladding costs must not fall on taxpayers | Letters
Letters: Readers on who should pay for repairs to buildings affected by safety failings following the Grenfell disaster

Letters

14, Feb, 2021 @4:48 PM

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