British Human Rights Commission inquiry into Grenfell Tower disaster

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This 9 December 2017 video from Britain is called Human rights commission to launch its own Grenfell fire inquiry.

From daily The Independent in Britain today:

Human Rights Commission to launch independent inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire

Blaze ‘defining moment in how inequality is perceived‘, says chairman

Harriet Agerholm

Britain’s human rights watchdog is to launch an inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire.

Independent public body The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) will examine whether the Government and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea failed in their duties to protect life and provide safe housing.

The new probe comes after the main public inquiry, which is chaired by retired judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick, got underway. The official investigation has come under fire for excluding the role social housing policy played in the disaster.

“We think the human rights dimension to Grenfell Tower is absolutely fundamental and is currently overlooked,” EHRC chair David…

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