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Embattled council leader resigns after Grenfell Tower blaze - Western Telegraph;

Embattled council leader resigns after Grenfell Tower blaze - Western Telegraph

Western TelegraphEmbattled council leader resigns after Grenfell Tower blazeWestern TelegraphThe 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 »

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

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

Daily StarDangerous cladding to stay on 'death trap' tower blocks as all panels fail safety testsDaily StarAlthough 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 ...and more »

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

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

MetroPictured: Man who 'pretended he'd lost his wife and son in Grenfell Tower fire'MetroThis 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 ...and more »

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

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

The GuardianGrenfell fire: volunteers help residents compile death tollThe GuardianMissing 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 ...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 »

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

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

The Scottish SunAbertay University to conduct tests on cladding used on building in light of Grenfell Tower fire reviewThe Scottish SunA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Telegraph.co.ukPaget-Brown's resignation does nothing to solve the problem that led to the Grenfell Tower disasterTelegraph.co.ukGrenfell 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 ...and more »

Town hall leaders resign in wake of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy - London News Online (blog);

Town hall leaders resign in wake of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy - London News Online (blog)

London News Online (blog)Town hall leaders resign in wake of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedyLondon News Online (blog)The leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council Councillor Nicholas Paget-Brown and his deputy Councillor Rock Feilding-Mellen have resigned – this follows strong criticism of the town hall's handling of the Grenfell Tower Fire tragedy two weeks ago.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 »

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

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

The GuardianHow 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 ...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. 5 hours ago 6,463 Views 10 Comments. http://jrnl.ie/3472607. Share9 Tweet Email. The leader of ...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 »