Section: Grenfell Tower

Evidence submitted during June at the Second Phase of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry

The second phase of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry reconvened on Monday 8th February, after a two-month suspension caused by the rising number of Covid cases.

Full transcripts of all evidence submitted can be found on the Inquiry's website via this link.

The links below are to articles that have appeared elsewhere, which report on key evidence (and related issues) submitted to the inquiry this month.

The public inquiry into the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire heard how the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation struggled to complete fire risk assessment actions identified by its fire assessor within the recommended timeframe.
- Evening Standard: 08.06.21: Article link


On the fourth anniversary of the fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017, the Inquiry Panel made the following statement:

"We know that this is a very difficult time for all those who have been affected by the fire which engulfed Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017.

"On this fourth anniversary of the tragedy, the Panel and the whole of the Inquiry team offer their deepest sympathy to the bereaved, survivors and other members of the community whose lives were shattered by it.

"We shall continue to put every effort into uncovering the causes of the fire and remain determined to provide the answers which the community seeks."

- Grenfell Tower Inquiry: 14.06.21: Statement link


The chief executive of the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation at the time of the fire repeatedly failed to alert residents and councillors overseeing its work to serious fire safety issues and has admitted to "keeping the board in the dark".
- The Guardian: 24.06.21: Article link


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