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‘I was threatened with arrest while searching for family members’ bereaved...

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‘I WAS threatened with arrest while searching for family members,’ said bereaved Grenfell relative Nabil Choucair, speaking at Monday’s session of the Grenfell Tower...

FBU ‘remains humbled’ by the suffering of bereaved Grenfell survivors &...

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THE FBU (Fire Brigades Union) has said that it ‘remains humbled’ by the suffering of the bereaved, survivors and residents (BSRs) of the Grenfell...

Government officials knew cladding would go ‘whoosh’ when exposed to fire,...

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A SENIOR civil servant ‘ignored’ a ‘red alert’ warning about the ‘widespread, historic and ongoing’ use of a highly combustible cladding product on UK...

Governments from 2002 knew Grenfell cladding was violently combustible

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GOVERNMENT officials knew of the dangers of flammable cladding 15 years before the horrific Grenfell Tower fire which on June 14, 2017 claimed the...

Disabled angry at Grenfell ‘safety advisor’ appointment – ‘legitimised a discriminatory...

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DISABLED Grenfell campaigners are shocked and outraged at the reappointment of the very same firm that wrote fire safety guidance before the Grenfell Tower...

Grenfell disaster was caused by private companies and government – the...

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FIRE BRIGADES Union lawyer Martin Seaward has told the Grenfell Inquiry that the disaster was caused by individual private companies and the government! He insisted:...

BUILDING SAFETY FUND SCANDAL – not one social housing block remediation...

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NOT ONE of the social housing blocks granted building safety funding have had their remediation work completed yet, the latest figures from the Ministry...

Grenfell fury over new ‘fire risk’ skyscraper! – 40% of cladded...

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THE GRENFELL community spoke out in furious anger yesterday that a building almost two and a half times taller then the Grenfell Tower is...

‘No cover-ups, no concealments’ – demand bereaved families fighting for justice

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BEREAVED families, were joined by speakers from academia, sports, journalism and the arts at an event last Friday for a ‘Hillsborough Law Now’ event...

Grenfell campaigners step up fight! – cladding protests at Ipswich and...

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ON TUESDAY 14th December exactly four years and six months since the Grenfell Tower inferno campaigners stepped up their demand for justice. Grenfell Community Campaigners...

Attack on FBU an attack on every worker – defend the...

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THE TORY move to make strikes illegal and ban trade unions stepped up yesterday with the official annual report on the fire service. The report...

PROSECUTIONS NOW! – demand Grenfell survivors

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GRENFELL survivors and supporters marched in North Kensington on Tuesday evening demanding ‘Prosecutions now!’ ‘Today we are changing our tone, we are demanding change, enough...

‘Prosecute now’ demand Grenfell campaigners

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MARKING four-and-a-half years since the horrific Grenfell Tower fire on June 14, 2017, survivors and campaigners are demanding police accelerate their criminal investigation into...

Tories ‘concealed building safety risks’ – Grenfell inquiry hears

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THE GRENFELL Inquiry heard yesterday that the government ‘concealed the risks of building safety’ and that deregulation ‘should be regarded as one of the...

QC accuses Tories of ‘unbridled passion for deregulation’ and cover up...

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THE PUBLIC inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire, that claimed 72 lives in June 2017, entered its second phase yesterday to examine how the...

‘Massive building safety crisis in UK!’ – says FBU after...

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PUPILS were quickly ushered out of Rosemead Preparatory School in Dulwich, south London, yesterday morning after a classroom ceiling collapsed. The London Fire Brigade (LFB)...

Social housing projects cancelled after costs to make buildings fire safe...

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MORE than one in ten ‘affordable’ new homes planned by housing associations can no longer be built due to the costs of making buildings...

Value Engineering Scenes from the Grenfell Inquiry A new play...

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Value Engineering Scenes from the Grenfell Inquiry By Richard Norton-Taylor Produced and directed by Nicolas Kent The Tabernacle Powis Square, London W11 13 October-13 November 2021 Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham 16 November- 20...

FBU issued cladding warning eight years before the Grenfell Inferno!

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THE government did not act on advice from the London Fire Brigade (LFB) to issue ‘a warning to housing providers’ about the danger of...

Tory ‘Orwellian’ attempts to cover Grenfell Tower atrocities in secrecy

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THE CAMPAIGN group ‘openDemocracy’ has revealed evidence of a concerted campaign by a secretive government Freedom of Information (FOI) screening unit to interfere with...

400 angry leaseholders rally at Parliament – they demand property owners...

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OVER 400 angry leaseholders from the End Our Cladding Scandal campaign, the National Leasehold Campaign rallied in Parliament Square last Thursday demanding an end...

Grenfell Towers are everywhere! Capitalism cannot be regulated, it must be...

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THE TORY government is pushing its Building Safety Bill that it says addresses the big issue of fire safety raised by the horrific Grenfell...

Grenfell cladding companies ‘total neglect of safety’ – QC – ‘Flammable...

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A BARRISTER for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire told the public inquiry that a ‘total neglect of safety’ was at the heart of...

No demolition without our say so – Grenfell families

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‘NOTHING is going to happen to it until we say so,’ Karim Musilly from Genfell United said defiantly yesterday, responding to reports that the...

Milan cladding blaze on scale of Grenfell!

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A BLAZE on the scale of the Grenfell Tower Fire broke out around 5:30pm local time on Sunday at the Torre dei Moro building...

GPs at breaking point! – While big pharma fleece the NHS

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THE ROYAL College of GPs (RCGP) has sounded the alarm over the crisis in general practice, calling yesterday for an urgent emergency rescue plan. Professor...

Building Safety Bill ‘vitally flawed’ says FBU’s Wrack

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MATT WRACK – the general secretary of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) – has responded to the passing of the Building Safety Bill in...

Open pipes turned Grenfell into a gas oven Shut-off valves hidden...

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CRUCIAL valves to stop gas from fuelling the Grenfell Tower fire may have been built over during refurbishment, the ongoing inquiry into the fire...

BMA launch ‘Lessons Learned’ inquiry into Pandemic

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DOCTORS’ union the British Medical Association (BMA) has launched its own ‘Lessons Learned’ inquiry into the Covid-19 pandemic. This is ahead of the Tory...

GRENFELL CRISIS – 88 claimants refuse to negotiate with council until...

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THE HIGH Court has ruled that the 1,000 claims against The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) and its tenant management organisation (TMO)...

Grenfell smoke system failed

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‘DAMPER’ devices placed in Grenfell Tower’s ventilation system to prevent the spread of smoke were of the ‘lowest possible standard’, the ongoing Grenfell inquiry...

KCTMO chief admits blame for Grenfell

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FORMER chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO) Robert Black told the Grenfell Tower Inquiry last week that ‘a failure to...

Gold & Ashes: A photo series by Feruza Afewerki

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Gold & Ashes: A photo series by Feruza Afewerki  Outdoor Exhibition From the 12th June – 31st August 2021  Freston Road and Bramley Studio, London W10...

Still no justice for Grenfell!!

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AHEAD of today’s fourth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire of 14th June 2017, survivors and bereaved relatives have condemned the lack of progress...

70 schools built with flammable insulation

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MORE than 70 schools have been built using combustible insulation since the material was banned on high-rise apartment blocks after the Grenfell Tower disaster,...

Overthrow bankrupt capitalism with socialist revolution! – demands WRP May Day...

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‘IT IS our international duty to organise the overthrow of the capitalist system here in Britain,’ WRP General Secretary Frank Sweeney told the 100-strong...

Abolish cladding loan scheme! demands Housing, Communities & Local Government Select...

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THE CURRENT government-proposed cladding loan scheme must be abolished – and it should be replaced with a ‘comprehensive’ fund, a cross-party group of MPs...

Grenfell tenants were treated as ‘sub-citizens’. All those responsible for...

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TENANTS of the Grenfell Tower warned time and again about the dangerous building they were living in, but their cries for action fell on...

Grenfell residents give evidence to the Inquiry – ‘We were treated...

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THE GRENFELL Tower fire Inquiry heard from the residents themselves yesterday including Lee Chapman the secretary of the leaseholders association who had repeatedly raised...

HOUSING OMBUDSMAN TO INVESTIGATE COMPLAINTS OF MOULD & DAMP – but...

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THE HOUSING Ombudsman has launched an investigation into damp and mould in buildings – which has shown just how widespread it now is throughout...

3-quarters of medium-rises use combustible material!

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THREE-QUARTERS of cladding systems on new medium-rise buildings use combustible materials, data show. These include 76 schools, 25 hospitals, nursing homes, hospices and older people’s...

Police officer charged as a neo-Nazi recruiter! Another probed for ‘raping...

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A METROPOLITAN Police officer is facing jail after acting as a recruiter for a banned neo-Nazi terrorist group. PC Benjamin Hannam, from Edmonton in...

Grenfell survivors want jail sentences for those responsible for the...

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LAWYERS for victims of the Grenfell fire have indicted the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea council, which owned the Grenfell tower block, and...

Inquiry into police spying on unions – union heads demand transparency

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LEADERS of many of the largest and most prominent trade unions in the UK, have jointly signed a letter demanding that immediate action is...

Arconic warned of cladding fire risk a decade before Grenfell!

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THE COMPANY that made the Grenfell Tower cladding was warned of the risks of a building fire that would kill ‘60 to 70’ people...