Grenfell fire and social cleansing in London

25 07 2017

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This 20 July 2017 video from England is called Grenfell Tower: survivors rage at councillors and conflicts of interest in testing exposed.

By Julie Hyland in Britain:

Grenfell fire: social cleansing by London councils widespread

24 July 2017

Last year, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea council (RBKC) raised more money from the sale of two council houses than it spent on the combustible cladding used to “refurbish” Grenfell Tower.

The cheap cladding and insulation material ensured a fourth-floor fridge fire became a blazing inferno that rapidly consumed the 24-storey building, killing at least 80 people.

Just £3.5 million was spent on the cladding surrounding the 120-apartment high-rise. In contrast, the Conservative-controlled council raised £4.5 million from the sale of two three-bedroom homes in the richer southern part of the borough, according to financial records obtained by the Guardian.

The newspaper reports that one of…

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