London Conservatives bullying Grenfell disaster survivors

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Local residents join forces with firefighters to demand ‘No Justice No Peace’ on a march last June – the North Kensington Law Centre claims that Grenfell survivors are being pressurised into accepting sub-standard housing, 150 families are still without homesFrom daily News Line in Britain:

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Grenfell survivors pressured to take sub-standard homes – alleges North Kensington Law Centre

KENSINGTON and Chelsea Council, rather than spend money doing up the 133 empty council-owned houses in the borough, has spent almost £30m on hotels for Grenfell survivors waiting to be re-housed.

Almost 16 months after the deadly blaze, more than 150 households that fled the inferno are still waiting to move into a permanent home. Grenfell Tower, which was built between 1972 and 1974, is estimated to have cost £500,000 to build. This is equivalent to around £6.2m in today’s money.

In other words, the council has spent more money on hotels than it would have cost to build almost five towers the size of Grenfell. The North Kensington Law Centre, which has been helping a number of former Grenfell residents, claimed…

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