As the Grenfell Tower tragedy falls further down the agenda of the mainstream news outlets, campaigners and supporters are determined maintain public awareness.
The tragedy is far from over. The controversial public inquiry is ongoing and in spite of a promise from Theresa May to rehome all those affected within three weeks, as of last weekend eight months later, of the 207 surviving families:
- 88 are still stranded in emergency accommodation
- 61 are stuck in temporary accommodation
- just 58 now have a stable home
In an effort to keep the disaster and its aftermath in the public mind, marches and rallies took place last night in London and Manchester:
The need for justice has not diminished, but there is a darker side to the ‘hearts and minds’ battle around Grenfell as campaigners fight for it. The SKWAWKBOX will be revealing more shortly.
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