Grenfell Tower inquiry

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‘Mental torture’: six years after Grenfell, UK residents still live in fear as cladding deal falters
A government agreement with developers was meant to solve the fire safety crisis in affected buildings – but the wrangling goes on

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

29, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Grenfell showed exactly why we need red tape, yet the Tories are desperate to bin thousands of laws | Peter Apps
As parliament debates sweeping away EU rules, MPs should remember that deregulation paved the way to the deadly fire in 2017, says author Peter Apps

Peter Apps

18, Jan, 2023 @12:19 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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Grenfell fire: focus shifts to possible criminal convictions as inquiry ends
Criminal trials may not start before 2025 and government pledges have not yet been delivered

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

10, Nov, 2022 @4:31 PM

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‘Every death was avoidable’: Grenfell Tower inquiry closes after 400 days
While the government apologised, the counsel attacked companies for a ‘merry-go-round of buck-passing’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

10, Nov, 2022 @4:27 PM

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Grenfell fire: Arconic says its cladding made less heat than contents of flats
Lawyer for manufacturer of combustible cladding also tells public inquiry it was ‘unjust’ to claim Arconic had misled the market

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

08, Nov, 2022 @6:44 PM

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‘Rogues gallery’ of Grenfell firms should be prosecuted, lawyers say
Victims’ representatives accuse organisations of responsibility for 72 deaths in final statements to inquiry

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

07, Nov, 2022 @4:50 PM

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‘Delayed justice’: survivors and bereaved ponder whether Grenfell inquiry has been worth the wait
As inquiry ends this week, five years after fire tragedy, family members of the 72 dead ask if they will ever get closure

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

06, Nov, 2022 @7:38 PM

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Show Me the Bodies: How We Let Grenfell Happen by Peter Apps review – a devastating account of failure
This meticulous study shows that the disaster was rooted in contempt by people in power for those without it

Lynsey Hanley

03, Nov, 2022 @2:33 PM

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Sam Webb obituary
Architect and safety campaigner who listened to tenants’ views on postwar tower blocks

Robert Booth

04, Oct, 2022 @4:21 PM

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Worship the rich, neglect the poor? Adam Smith’s words still capture how power works | Kenan Malik
A law introducing state-sanctioned strike breaking is the latest sign that regulation only applies to workers. For business interests, anything goes

Kenan Malik

24, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Grenfell fire inquiry ends with shocking reminder of the human cost
The final evidence sessions have heard unflinching accounts of how victims died, panicking and desperate in horrific conditions

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

21, Jul, 2022 @7:13 PM

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