London councils spend £100m on Grenfell-inspired safety work
London councils have spent nearly £100m on safety measures in the year since the Grenfell disaster, figures show.
Some councils say they have had to delay refurbishing council flats to pay for the fire safety work.
Croydon Council says a lack of government funding has caused it to cut refurbishment work to pay for sprinklers installation in high rises.
Police and fire service minister Nick Hurd said primary responsibility for fire safety work lay with landlords.
Defective fire doors The nearly £100m in spending, declared by 24 boroughs in response to BBC freedom of information requests,... read more
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