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 fire: MPs call for Government to seize control of Kensington and Chelsea Council - The Independent

Kensington and Chelsea Council should be stripped of its powers following the “utter chaos” that has resulted from its handling of the Grenfell fire disaster, according survivors' groups and the Labour Party. They said the Government should impose new ...

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 ...

UK council leader quits over London fire response - Radio New Zealand

The head of the local council in the London borough where at least 80 people died in a tower block fire has resigned following criticism of the council's response to the disaster. The remains of Grenfell Tower, a residential tower block in west London.

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 ...

Renovators at fire-ravaged London Grenfell Tower were asked to cut costs: Report - The New Indian Express

The burnt Grenfell Tower apartment building stands testament to the recent fire in London.(File photo | AP). LONDON: Contractors working on the renovation of London's Grenfell Tower were asked by the building's managers to reduce costs, with cheaper ...

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 ...

'I have to accept my share of responsibility' - Council leader of Grenfell Tower quits following criticism - Independent.ie

The 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 ...

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 ...