Labour front-benchers enjoy hospitality from firm’s owner
Two of Keir Starmer’s most senior front-benchers have been caught enjoying the hospitality of the firm responsible for the cladding that caused the Grenfell Tower disaster, according to the latest Private Eye magazine.
Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper and Shadow Foreign Secretary David Lammy, along with Tory and LibDem MPs, attended an ‘elite’ bash thrown by the firm that owns Celotex, the manufacturer of the cladding that cost so many lives.
This is not the Starmer regime’s first show of contempt for Grenfell victims, survivors and families. In late 2020, the party threatened members in the area with expulsion if they went ahead with an invitation to black journalist Kerry-Anne Mendoza to talk to them about anti-black racism and Islamophobia – two factors undoubtedly deeply enmeshed with the needless deaths at Grenfell and with its aftermath – because of her public solidarity with Palestinian people.
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