Grenfell Tower fire update 11.6.21

Ahead of the fourth anniversary of the West London tower block fire in which 72 people perished, Emma Dent Coad examines some of the outstanding unresolved issues Housing and re-housing The official figures relating to re-housing of households made homeless by the Grenfell Tower fire were presented to the Housing and Communities Select Committee on April 26th 2021. Of 201 households from Grenfell Tower and Walk, 195 households have now moved into permanent homes, and six households are in “high […]

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Remembering the pain of the first Grenfell Silent Walk PROMISES, PROMISES As the fourth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire approaches, has RBKC hyperbole become reality? OPINION by Emma Dent Coad   Soon after the Grenfell Tower Fire atrocity on 14 June 2017, the government appointed an Independent Task Force, a group of four senior and experienced people with wide knowledge and expertise, to oversee the recovery. We had concerns, but in the event I, at least, felt they were, […]

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I am currently updating this website, and will be widening its remit to include issues, articles and blogs I have written as a journalist, Councillor, and during my 30 months as your MP. I made this video in September 2018 – so much has happened, but so little has changed! I’ll leave it there for a little while as a reminder. Before entering politics full time, I spent 30 years working as a journalist and researcher working in design, architecture […]