Tag Archives: Grenfell

‘Heartbroken’ Hallam Court residents in call for urgent action

Selhurst residents who saw their homes on fire last week say that they have known since 2020 that the materials used on the building’s exterior were unsafe. Today, the sixth anniversary of the Grenfell disaster, they said: ‘We cannot risk … Continue reading

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Grenfell six years on: 80% of social blocks still lack sprinklers

Research published by Inside Housing shows that, six years since the Grenfell Tower fire, fewer than 1-in-5 high-rise social housing blocks have been fitted with sprinklers and only 1-in-8 with fire alarms, key pieces of equipment which the fire services … Continue reading

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Baron Barwell does a bunk from Lords after Standards breach

More Tory sleaze, after a complaint from an iC reader leads to a finding that the politician broke the rules over his business declarations… and his Lordship isn’t saying whether his ‘leave of absence’ is in connection with something far … Continue reading

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