Kensington and Chelsea

Scathing Attack Directed At Grenfell Council Over 'Utter Contempt' Shown To Residents

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK

The council meant to be in charge of dealing with the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire was called a “disgrace” and told to come to meetings pr...

Government Ministers Dodge Ten Simple Questions About Grenfell Tower

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Politics

Government ministers sidestepped questions about the Grenfell Tower disaster using “generic stock responses”. Plaid Cymru MP Liz Saville Roberts ...

The Property Owners Behind The Cache Of Empty Homes Just Minutes From Grenfell

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK

A council blunder has revealed that more than 1,600 properties stand empty in Kensington and Chelsea - the wealthy borough where scores of poor famili...

Grenfell Survivors Offered 'Budget Hotels' As Ministers Accused Of Housing 'Lie'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Politics

Grenfell Tower survivors are staying in “budget hotels” as ministers stand accused of failing to offer them decent housing. Hammersmith MP Andy S...

'Don't Allow Grenfell To Become The Forgotten Tower' - Residents Share Their Agony, Four Weeks On

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK

The charred skeleton of Grenfell Tower looms large above North Kensington like a grim tombstone. It is just as difficult to gaze up at the fire-ravage...

New Kensington Council Leader Admits She's 'Never Been Inside A High Rise Tower Block'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK

The newly-appointed leader of Kensington Council - tasked with helping the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire - is already facing claims that she is ...

Outside Taskforce To Take Over Kensington Council Services

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Politics

Kensington and Chelsea council is to have key services taken over by a specialist “taskforce” following its heavily criticised response to the Gre...

The Waugh Zone Wednesday July 4, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Politics

1. PAY DAY MOANS? As the Cabinet meets this morning, ministers will look united as they stroll up and down Downing Street uniformly refusing to answ...

Grenfell Tower Fire: Survivors Make 12 Demands Of Theresa May

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Politics

Survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster have made 12 demands of Theresa May in a letter to Number 10. Around 150 survivors have written to the Prime...

Government Should Consider Taking Control Of Kensington And Chelsea Council, Says Labour

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Politics

The government should consider taking direct control of Kensington and Chelsea council to deal with the “chaos” that has engulfed the handling of ...

Grenfell Tower Residents To Be Rehoused In £1.6M Luxury Kensington Flats

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK

Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire will be relocated into a luxury apartment complex in Kensington, where prices start at £1,575,000. Residents cur...

'No Cover Up' On Grenfell Tower, Firefighters Demand Of Public Inquiry

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK

Firefighters have demanded there isn’t a “cover up” in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster following the blaze which left at least 79 people...

May Rejects Corbyn Call To Seize Empty Luxury Homes For Grenfell Families

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has ruled out Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to seize empty properties of the wealthy to help those left homeless by the Grenfell Tower fire. No.1...

Grenfell Tower Survivors Getting Just £10 From Local Council, Reveals Volunteer

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Politics

Survivors of the Grenfell fire are being given just £10 by authorities despite more than £3million being donated to relief funds, according to a vol...

Protest Grips London As Demonstrators Storm Town Hall And Confront PM As She Flees

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK

Protesters have stormed Kensington Town Hall, chased Theresa May from the borough and marched on Downing Street, in a fraught evening of anger over th...

Grenfell Tower Fire Exposes The Troubling Inequalities Dividing London's Wealthy Borough

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK

Walk ten minutes from the burnt out site of the Grenfell Tower block, still smouldering nearly two days after the blaze that devastated the 24-storey ...

London Council Rejects 89% Of High-Speed Broadband Planning Requests

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Tech

Telecoms giant BT has halted its roll-out of super-fast broadband from an upmarket area of London after being refused permission to install cabinets i...