Sam Clayden 03 August 2017

Rising from the ashes

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As the ashes of the Grenfell Tower fire settle and outrage gives way to demands for practical action, all eyes are slowly turning towards the future. What next after one of the worst British tragedies in modern history?

Authorities across the country have scrambled to investigate their own housing stock, while every decision has been painstakingly scrutinised in the press. Through this publicity, often unwarranted, the reputation of the sector has undoubtedly taken a hit.

But now, discussions must move to action. How is government – local and central – working to rehouse those affected? How does the nation ensure nothing like this ever happens again? What can be done to reassure a public whipped up by fear and frustration? How can authorities patch up the wounds of a divided and deeply affected community?

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Harnessing the best of the West

Ann McGauran reports on the launch of Metro Dynamics’ report making the case for the creation of the UK’s next wealth generator – the Great Western Powerhouse
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