Grenfell Tower fire survivors given just £10 to live on, volunteer says

Grenfell Tower fire survivors given just £10 to live on, volunteer says

Grenfell Tower fire survivors given just £10 to live on, volunteer says

On Friday angry protesters chanting "We want justice" stormed their way into the Kensington and Chelsea town hall to try to confront the leaders of the local council.

(AP Photo/Tim Ireland). People protest demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower fire, in London, Friday June 16, 2017.

Adding: "When we were looking at this when I was DPP in relation to other fires, we were looking at manslaughter charges". Grief over a London high-rise tower fire that killed dozens turned to outrage Friday amid reports that the materials used in a r.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said people were frustrated by the lack of information about the missing and the dead as well as a lack of coordination between support services.

British police say 58 people are missing and presumed to have died in this week's blaze at a west London highrise apartment building. British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior paneling on the 24-story tower in a renovation that was completed just a year ago.

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But the identification of the victims appears to be proving very hard, which experts attribute to the extreme heat of the fire. Twenty-four injured survivors are still being treated, 12 of them in critical care.

Queen Elizabeth II said the disaster had cast a sombre pall over Britain, but insisted the country was showing resolve in the face of adversity.

The 91-year-old monarch said it is "difficult to escape a very somber mood" on what is normally a day of celebration.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a public inquiry - led by a judge - into the disaster, while Scotland Yard has confirmed that it has launched a criminal probe.

"Whilst our teams have been from the bottom to the top of the tower, we must now carry out a full forensic and systematic search". Officials warn that no further survivors are likely to be found. Hundreds have been left homeless by the blaze, putting more pressure on officials in a city plagued by a chronic housing shortage. This council committed basic gross negligence in providing basic human rights in their fire safety.

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The new exterior cladding used in a renovation on London's Grenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations, two British ministers have revealed.

The horrific fire early Wednesday morning has put increased pressure on May and her senior ministers at a time when her authority has been weakened by an election that saw her Conservative Party lose its majority in Parliament.

May said after the meeting there have been "huge frustrations" in the community as people tried to get information about the fire investigation. The meeting is unlikely to quell complaints that May has been slow to reach out to victims, despite her announcement of a $6.4 million emergency fund to help the displaced families.

After having spoken to many members of the congregation as well as others who came in after the service to see him, Khan paid tribute to the local community for its resilience but said a feeling of anger remains. There is ample food and water, but very little privacy or proper bedding.

Some residents had warned months ago that the tower represented a risky fire risk.

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Told there was a need for the public to hear her say something had gone badly wrong and the Government accepted responsibility, Mrs May said: "Something bad has happened".

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