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Embattled council leader resigns after Grenfell Tower blaze - Runcorn and Widnes World;

Embattled council leader resigns after Grenfell Tower blaze - Runcorn and Widnes World

Runcorn and Widnes WorldEmbattled council leader resigns after Grenfell Tower blazeRuncorn and Widnes WorldThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Yahoo News UKSadiq Khan calls for Grenfell council takeover as leader Nicholas Paget-Brown quitsYahoo News UKSadiq 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 ...and more »

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

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

Evening StandardGrenfell Tower: Sadiq Khan demands Theresa May lets commissioners take over crisis-hit councilEvening Standardsadiq-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 ...and more »

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

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

Herald ScotlandCorbyn urges broader public inquiry into Grenfell Tower disasterHerald ScotlandJeremy 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Spokesman-ReviewLondon fire: Council leader quits amid criticism of responseThe Spokesman-ReviewBritish 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 ...and more »

Grenfell bungling and the democratic deficit - The Guardian;

Grenfell bungling and the democratic deficit - The Guardian

The GuardianGrenfell bungling and the democratic deficitThe GuardianFlowers 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 ...and more »

Council leader quits after Grenfell Tower fire - Financial Times;

Council leader quits after Grenfell Tower fire - Financial Times

Financial TimesCouncil leader quits after Grenfell Tower fireFinancial TimesThe 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 ...and more »

London borough leader resigns after tower block fire - Reuters UK;

London borough leader resigns after tower block fire - Reuters UK

Reuters UKLondon borough leader resigns after tower block fireReuters UKThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Grimsby TelegraphGrenfell Tower council leader Nicholas Paget-Brown quitsGrimsby TelegraphEnter 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.and more »

Leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council Nicholas Paget-Brown quits after Grenfell tragedy - Mirror.co.uk;

Leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council Nicholas Paget-Brown quits after Grenfell tragedy - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukLeader of Kensington and Chelsea Council Nicholas Paget-Brown quits after Grenfell tragedyMirror.co.ukLeader of Kensington and Chelsea Council Nicholas Paget-Brown is stepping down after Grenfell tragedy. Paget-Brown said he had to accept responsibility for "perceived failings" by Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council after the tragedy which claimed ...and more »

'I have to accept my share of responsibility': Council leader steps down in wake of Grenfell fire - thejournal.ie;

'I have to accept my share of responsibility': Council leader steps down in wake of Grenfell fire - thejournal.ie

thejournal.ie'I have to accept my share of responsibility': Council leader steps down in wake of Grenfell firethejournal.ieNicholas Paget-Brown came in for sharp criticism after cancelling a council meeting on the fire last night. By Sean Murray Friday 30 Jun 2017, 5:48 PM. 30 minutes ago 899 Views 4 Comments. http://jrnl.ie/3472607. Share1 Tweet Email ...and more »

London borough leader announces resignation after tower fire - Daily News & Analysis

London borough leader announces resignation after tower fireDaily News & AnalysisThe head of the local council in the area of London where at least 80 people died in a fire in a social housing tower block this month announced on Friday he would resign after he was criticised for the organisation's response to the disaster. "As ...and more »

London fire: Contractors switched to cheaper cladding at Grenfell Tower - reports - Stuff.co.nz;

London fire: Contractors switched to cheaper cladding at Grenfell Tower - reports - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzLondon fire: Contractors switched to cheaper cladding at Grenfell Tower - reportsStuff.co.nzSome residents want the Grenfell Tower fire inquiry to include years of ignored concerns over the building's safety. Contractors renovating Grenfell Tower in west London, the site of a massive UK blaze that killed at least 80 people in June, reportedly ...and more »

Council leader quits over fire response - BBC News;

Council leader quits over fire response - BBC News

BBC NewsCouncil leader quits over fire responseBBC NewsKensington 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 ...and more »

Council leader resigns over Grenfell tower disaster - RTE.ie;

Council leader resigns over Grenfell tower disaster - RTE.ie

RTE.ieCouncil leader resigns over Grenfell tower disasterRTE.ieThe leader of the council dealing with the Grenfell Tower fire has resigned following criticism of his handling of the disaster. Nicholas Paget-Brown said he had to accept responsibility for "perceived failings" by Kensington and Chelsea Borough ...and more »

Grenfell council leader quits after Theresa May criticism - STV News;

Grenfell council leader quits after Theresa May criticism - STV News

STV NewsGrenfell council leader quits after Theresa May criticismSTV NewsNicholas Paget-Brown faced anger after calling a halt to a meeting about the blaze. Nicholas Paget-Brown was rebuked by Downing Street after he abandoned a council meeting into the Grenfell disaster. The leader of the council dealing with the Grenfell ...and more »

Fire Safety Isn't a Bangladesh Problem, It's a Global Problem - Sourcing Journal Online;

Fire Safety Isn't a Bangladesh Problem, It's a Global Problem - Sourcing Journal Online

Sourcing Journal OnlineFire Safety Isn't a Bangladesh Problem, It's a Global ProblemSourcing Journal OnlineThe apparel industry and global rights groups tend to beat Bangladesh up for its subpar fire safety standards, but when 75 out of 75 buildings in London fail fire safety tests it begs the question: is fire safety deficient in more places than we think ...and more »

Leader of Kensington council Nick Paget-Brown resigns in the wake of Grenfell Tower tragedy after Downing Street ... - The Sun;

Leader of Kensington council Nick Paget-Brown resigns in the wake of Grenfell Tower tragedy after Downing Street ... - The Sun

The SunLeader of Kensington council Nick Paget-Brown resigns in the wake of Grenfell Tower tragedy after Downing Street ...The SunKENSINGTON council's shamed Tory boss finally quit after Downing Street demanded his head over the Grenfell Tower fire, The Sun can reveal. Conservative chief Nick Paget-Brown resigned just hours after No10 slammed him for trying to hold a meeting ...and more »

Leader of Kensington council resigns in the wake of Grenfell Tower tragedy - The Sun;

Leader of Kensington council resigns in the wake of Grenfell Tower tragedy - The Sun

The SunLeader of Kensington council resigns in the wake of Grenfell Tower tragedyThe SunTHE LEADER of Kensington council quit tonight after criticism of the council's response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Nick Paget-Brown, a Conservative councillor, announced his resignation hours after he was slammed by Number 10 for trying to hold ...and more »

Grenfell fire: Kensington and Chelsea council leader Nicholas Paget-Brown to stand down - Telegraph.co.uk;

Grenfell fire: Kensington and Chelsea council leader Nicholas Paget-Brown to stand down - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukGrenfell fire: Kensington and Chelsea council leader Nicholas Paget-Brown to stand downTelegraph.co.ukKensington and Chelsea Borough Council leader Nicholas Paget-Brown has said he is stepping down following criticism of the response to the Grenfell Tower disaster. Mr Paget-Brown cancelled a meeting to discuss the fire on Thursday because journalists ...and more »