Housing Avoiding a repeat of Grenfell means challenging property rights

Housing Avoiding a repeat of Grenfell means challenging property rights
 

THERESA MAY’S promise yesterday that the government will fund replacement of dangerous cladding at 158 tower blocks has been forced out of her.
Relentless campaigning by survivors of last year’s deadly Grenfell Tower blaze and the families of those who perished has kept up pressure on a government that has sought at every stage to sweep this atrocity under the carpet.
It took a 150,000-strong petition and the prospect of a parliamentary debate to force the Prime Minister to reverse her earlier refusal to allow an independent panel to sit alongside the government-appointed judge who will... read more

 
16 May 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 56
Source: Morning Star
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