Embattled council leader resigns after Grenfell Tower blaze - Western Telegraph

The leader of the council at the centre of the Grenfell Tower fire has resigned following criticism of his handling of the disaster, in a move that has been broadly welcomed. Nicholas Paget-Brown said he had to accept responsibility for “perceived ...

Sadiq Khan calls for Grenfell council takeover as leader Nicholas Paget-Brown quits - Yahoo News UK

Sadiq Khan has called for Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council to be taken over by commissioners following the Grenfell Tower fire. Mr Khan's call came not long after council leader Nicholas Paget-Brown said he would be stepping down due to ...

Grenfell Tower: Sadiq Khan demands Theresa May lets commissioners take over crisis-hit council - Evening Standard

sadiq-khan-grenfell.jpg Sadiq Khan and wife Saadiya Khan after a service for victims of the blaze. EPA. London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for commissioners "untainted" by failings in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster to take over the ...

Corbyn urges broader public inquiry into Grenfell Tower disaster - Herald Scotland

Jeremy Corbyn has urged Theresa May to broaden the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster after the judge appointed to lead the probe warned it may be too narrow to satisfy all survivors. The Labour leader called for a two-part inquiry, the ...

Grenfell Tower cladding may be same as that at Royal Victoria Hospital - Belfast Live

Cladding used on the new critical care building at the Royal Victoria Hospital may be the same as that at Grenfell Tower. It has been revealed that more checks are to be carried out at the troubled £150m facility – much of which remains closed. More ...

London fire: Council leader quits amid criticism of response - The Spokesman-Review

British Prime Minister Theresa May , left, and Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy arrive for a gathering of European leaders on the upcoming G-20 summit in the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, June 29, 2017. (Markus Schreiber / Associated ...

Grenfell fire: Council leader quits over fire response - BBC News

Kensington and Chelsea Council leader Nick Paget-Brown has resigned following continued criticism of the council's handling of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Mr Paget-Brown faced calls to resign from London Mayor Sadiq Khan and a number of other senior ...

Grenfell bungling and the democratic deficit - The Guardian

Flowers and messages of condolence at a makeshift memorial for victims of the Grenfell fire. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA. Grenfell Tower fire. Grenfell bungling and the democratic deficit. David Nowell argues for local electoral reform in the ...

Dangerous cladding to stay on 'death trap' tower blocks as all panels fail safety tests - Daily Star

Although the panels have been blamed for the Grenfell disaster, they may still be permitted “under certain circumstances”. Every sample of cladding inspected since the Grenfell Tower horror has failed fire tests. Related Articles ...

Pictured: Man who 'pretended he'd lost his wife and son in Grenfell Tower fire' - Metro

This is the man accused of pretending his family died in the Grenfell Tower fire to get almost £10,000 from the victim relief fund. Anh Nhu Nguyen appeared in court on Friday after being charged with two counts of fraud by false representation. Law ...

Grenfell fire: volunteers help residents compile death toll - The Guardian

Missing posters near the Grenfell Tower as residents struggle to find out who lived and who died. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images. Grenfell Tower fire. Grenfell fire: volunteers help residents compile death toll. Frustration grows at failure of ...

Council leader quits after Grenfell Tower fire - Financial Times

The leader and deputy leader of Kensington and Chelsea's council have resigned after the Grenfell Tower fire, one of the UK's deadliest postwar disasters. Nicholas Paget-Brown, the Conservative council leader, had come under growing pressure to quit ...

London borough leader resigns after tower block fire - Reuters

The burnt out remains of the Grenfell apartment tower are seen in North Kensington, London, Britain, June 29, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay. LONDON The head of the local council in the London borough where at least 80 people died in a fire in a social ...

Abertay University to conduct tests on cladding used on building in light of Grenfell Tower fire review - The Scottish Sun

A SCOTTISH university is to conduct tests on the cladding used on a part of one of its buildings in light of a review carried out after the Grenfell Tower fire. The east elevation of the Kydd Building in Dundee's Abertay University was found to have ...

Paget-Brown's resignation does nothing to solve the problem that led to the Grenfell Tower disaster - Telegraph.co.uk

Grenfell Tower Why were the concerns of Grenfell Tower residents not heard? Credit: Carl Court/Getty Images Europe. Of the inferno in London's Grenfell Tower, we now know two things. The first is that residents, local people and safety experts had long ...

Grenfell fire: Deputy leader of Kensington council resigns, following leader - The Independent

Cllr Feilding-Mellen, who was forced to flee his £1.2m home after allegedly receiving threats from residents outside, said in a statement: "I have always tried my utmost to meet my responsibilities with integrity, hard work, and a commitment to serving ...

Grenfell Tower council leader Nicholas Paget-Brown quits - Grimsby Telegraph

Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more... Kensington and Chelsea council leader Nicholas Paget-Brown has quit in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster. Share.

How can this judge deliver justice for the victims of Grenfell Tower? - The Guardian

'While a public inquiry into the causes has finally been announced, the statements from the retired commercial law judge appointed to oversee it, Martin Moore-Bick, have been disappointing.' Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA. Grenfell Tower fire · Opinion ...

Kensington and Chelsea Council leader will step down - Inside Housing

The leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council will stand down from his role, saying he must accept his share of responsibility for “perceived failings” following the Grenfell Tower fire. Linked In Twitter Facebook eCard. Sharelines ...

Seven tower blocks in Wales tested after Grenfell fire - BBC News

Samples of the same type of cladding used on Grenfell Tower is being tested from seven social housing tower blocks in Wales, the BBC understands. The Welsh Government has urged social landlords to test if they have aluminium composite material (ACM), ...