Sam Clayden 26 October 2017

Rebuilding lives and trust after Grenfell?

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The death of at least 80 people in the Grenfell Tower blaze in June, and the displacement of more than 250 people, has been one of the biggest tragedies in recent British history.

But while it gradually fades from the national news agenda, there remains hundreds of survivors without permanent residency. To date, four months after the blaze, just 14 families have been permanently rehoused, while a further 59 have accepted an offer.

In an exclusive interview with The MJ, Kensington & Chelsea RLBC leader Elizabeth Campbell insisted the council was working at the pace of survivors, rather than the other way around.

Read the full interview for free here.

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No homeless veterans

Ed Tytherleigh calls on every single council to identify and refer veterans to appropriate services to ensure there are no homeless veterans.
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