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London inferno: Theresa May under attack for neglecting safety 'warnings'

At least 6 people confirmed as dead following heavy fire that engulfed a tower block in west London

ANI  |  London 

In the aftermath of the heavy fire that broke out at the Grenfell House tower block on Wednesday, the Government led by Prime Minister Theresa May is receiving flak for not paying heed to the fire safety warnings that were issued. The Prime Minister's new chief of staff Gavin Barwell had allegedly failed to review the safety during his tenure as housing minister, despite it already having been delayed for years. His predecessor, Brandon Lewis declined to bring in regulation forcing developers to fit sprinklers because he said it was not the Government's responsibility, ...

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 10:39 IST
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