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This will almost certainly be the last post I, or anyone else, will publish on this blog. Contrary to usual practice it will be written in the first person singular rather than the collective ‘we’ that has previously been normal … Continue reading

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Grenfell Inquiry – Stage One Conclusions Of An Expert Witness

Grenfell Tower – Fire Safety Investigation: Phase 1 Report – Section 2 Conclusions and Next Steps REPORT OF Dr Barbara Lane FREng FRSE CEng Fire Safety Engineering 5th November 2018 2.9 The primary failure – the Rainscreen cladding system 2.9.1 … Continue reading

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Our last blog was a repost of a statement issued by Matt Wrack, the General Secretary of the Fire Brigades Union, in anticipation of a programme Channel 4 Dispatches were preparing to broadcast on Monday 18th February. Our repost attracted … Continue reading

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FBU Responds to upcoming Channel 4 Grenfell Dispatches programme

On Monday 18 February, Channel 4 Dispatches will air a programme titled Grenfell: Did the Fire Brigade Fail? The FBU has not yet seen the programme, but understands that it will be highly critical of the London Fire Brigade’s response … Continue reading

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Fuel Poverty Action – An Open Letter to the Secretary of State

Sixteen months after the Grenfell fire, on Wednesday 17 October, 50 people stood together in the the rain, outside of the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government, to deliver an Open Letter that demanded safe and warm tower block … Continue reading

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