Theresa May has denied a request by survivors of the Grenfell disaster to appoint a ‘decision-making’ panel to sit alongside its Chair Martin Moore-Bick – in spite of 22,000-signature petition presented to support it.
May’s refusal has been widely condemned, including by Labour front-bencher Chris Williamson, who tweeted in outrage at the Tories’ ‘breathtaking arrogance’:
To the survivors – most of whom have still not been rehomed more than eight months after the blaze in spite of May’s promises – this must seem yet another insult heaped on top of injury.
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