04 July 2017

Council responsible for Grenfell appoint new chief as cladding samples from 181 tower blocks FAIL fire safety tests

ALL cladding samples from 181 high-rise tower blocks across England have failed fire safety tests.

The Commons was told the “disturbing” news by Communities Secretary Sajid Javid yesterday.

PA:Press Association

Elizabeth Campbell is the council’s new chief[/caption]

It came as the council responsible for Grenfell Tower, where at least 80 people died last month, elected a new leader.

Nicholas Paget-Brown quit as boss on Friday over the Tory council’s reaction to the tragedy.

A party source said new chief Elizabeth Campbell must “hit the ground running and appoint a strong team”.

The Italian and boyfriend Marco Gottardi died on the 23rd floor of Grenfell Tower.

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181 tower blocks have failed fire safety tests[/caption]

Architect Gloria Trevisan, 26, was identified by dental records, an inquest heard yesterday.

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Gloria Trevisan and Marco Gottardi died on the 23rd floor of Grenfell Tower[/caption]

Nicolas Paget-Brown is stepping down as the leader of Kensington and Chelsea council
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