Grenfell Tower

What have been the most expensive public inquiries in recent times?

8 June 2018 12:54

The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire could last years. What have been the most expensive public inquiries in recent…

The right response to the Grenfell Tower disaster

12 March 2018 17:32

Everyone agrees the Grenfell Tower disaster must usher in a new era of social housing in the UK. The danger…

The Left don’t mind hating immigrants – so long as they’re rich

1 August 2017 12:19

It seems a long time ago that Jeremy Corbyn made an impassioned defence of immigration from both within and outside…

The Grenfell inquiry outcome must not be predetermined

8 July 2017 9:00

Having worked flat-out to defend judges over the Article 50 case in the Supreme Court, the BBC has gone the…

Why are some on the Left claiming a ‘bonfire on red tape’ led to Grenfell Tower?

5 July 2017 16:42

Now that Labour councils have been shown to be as much up to their eyeballs in the tower block cladding…

The wait for answers over Grenfell Tower goes on

28 June 2017 16:23

The death toll from Grenfell Tower has now risen to 80, with police saying it could be next year before…

Theresa May diverts Grenfell blame onto Tony Blair

28 June 2017 16:22

It was the first PMQs since Mrs May crawled triumphantly back into Downing Street after her humiliating victory in the…

The clamour for answers over Grenfell Tower is growing fast

26 June 2017 16:00

Why is it taking the government so long to give even a ballpark figure of the number of people who…

Every London council faces the challenges of Grenfell Tower

24 June 2017 8:04

It’s very weird when a friend is in the news. I’ve known Nicholas Holgate for years. Until now, he was…

Labour and the Lib Dems are as much to blame as the Tories for Grenfell Tower

22 June 2017 19:04

I haven’t been in Camden this afternoon, so I can’t vouch for there being no marches of activists holding banners…

The Spectator Podcast: The dying of the right

22 June 2017 16:14

On this week’s episode, we look at conservatism’s apparent decline, how society has responded to the Grenfell Tower tragedy, and whether young…

How many other blocks like Grenfell Tower are there in Britain?

22 June 2017 12:33

Theresa May was rightly criticised for her response to the Grenfell Tower blaze. The Prime Minister’s decision not to initially…

Yes, Grenfell is a scandal. No, Theresa May does not have blood on her hands

16 June 2017 22:11

“Burn neoliberalism, not people” said Clive Lewis in a tweet showing the skeleton of Grenfell Tower. Odd words from a…

Angry protesters descend on Kensington Town Hall in the wake of Grenfell Tower blaze

16 June 2017 19:01

Angry protesters have descended on Kensington Town Hall in the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze in which at least 30 people…

Trying to turn Grenfell Tower into a morality tale about the rich and poor stinks

16 June 2017 14:59

Who would want to be a political leader in the wake of a disaster such as that of Grenfell Tower?…

Those who died at Grenfell Tower were the victims of bad government

16 June 2017 14:24

Had the Grenfell Tower tragedy befallen one of the millionaire high-rises built along the Thames recently, it would still be…

Grenfell Tower: Theresa May’s ‘Hurricane Katrina’ moment?

16 June 2017 8:36

We don’t yet know what caused the Grenfell Tower blaze. Yet already one thing is clear: this devastating fire, in…

Grenfell Tower and the politics of needless death

15 June 2017 21:38

As the body count rose from the Grenfell Tower fire, sensible people warned us not to rush to judgement. Activists,…

The Grenfell Tower blaze was a disaster waiting to happen

15 June 2017 14:20

Those images from the early hours of Wednesday – fire shooting up the side of a tower block, with desperate…

Why didn’t Theresa May meet Grenfell Tower survivors?

15 June 2017 14:05

We can’t yet be sure what caused the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower. Early speculation, some of it expert, some…