Grenfell Action Group: “All our warnings fell on deaf ears”

June 14, 2017 at 10:41 pm (class, environment, Human rights, London, posted by JD, privatisation, Tory scum, tragedy, workers)

It is becoming apparent that the residents of Grenfell Tower had made repeated representations to the (Tory) Council and the so-called Tenant Management Committee, about their fears over the safety of the building. But these were poor working class people, isolated within a prosperous borough. They were ignored, as the Grenfell Action Group’s blog demonstrates:

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Watching breaking news about the Grenfell Tower fire catastrophe. Too soon (5am) to even guess at numbers of casualties and fatalities. Our heartfelt and sincere condolences to all who have perished, to the injured, to those who are bereaved or are still searching for missing loved ones.

Regular readers of this blog will know that we have posted numerous warnings in recent years about the very poor fire safety standards at Grenfell Tower and elsewhere in RBKC.

ALL OUR WARNINGS FELL ON DEAF EARS and we predicted that a catastrophe like this was inevitable and just a matter of time. Below is a list of links to previous blogs we posted on this site trying to warn the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, who own this property, and the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation who supposedly manage all social housing in RBKC on the Council’s behalf:

https://grenfellactiongroup.wordpress.com/2013/01/28/fire-safety-scandal-at-lancaster-west/

https://grenfellactiongroup.wordpress.com/2016/11/20/kctmo-playing-with-fire/

https://grenfellactiongroup.wordpress.com/2013/01/30/more-on-fire-safety/

https://grenfellactiongroup.wordpress.com/2013/02/21/another-fire-safety-scandal/

https://grenfellactiongroup.wordpress.com/2017/03/14/kctmo-feeling-the-heat/

https://grenfellactiongroup.wordpress.com/2013/06/10/why-are-we-waiting/

https://grenfellactiongroup.wordpress.com/2013/05/29/grenfell-tower-from-bad-to-worse/

https://grenfellactiongroup.wordpress.com/2013/05/28/more-trouble-at-grenfell-tower/

https://grenfellactiongroup.wordpress.com/2013/08/04/the-disempowered-of-grenfell-tower/

https://grenfellactiongroup.wordpress.com/2013/03/05/tmo-still-asleep-at-the-wheel

9 Comments

  1. Glasgow Working Class said,

    The Lawyers will be on Red Alert. Money Money Money.

  2. Jim Denham said,

    Please watch this brief clip to the end:

  3. Political Tourist said,

    That was a 19th Century type disaster in 2017.
    Watch this story being shut down by the Tory media as soon as serious questions start being asked.
    This was MURDER.

    • Glasgow Working Class said,

      Good old British building trade and some Irish.

  4. Andrew Coates said,

  5. The Grenfell Tragedy and Class War. | Tendance Coatesy said,

    […] Grenfell Action Group: “All our warnings fell on deaf ears” […]

  6. Jim Denham said,

    Tomorrow (Friday), 6pm, Department of Communities and Local Government

    Facebook event: Justice for Grenfell!

  7. petrel41 said,

  8. Robert - Hunter Valley said,

    The loss of innocent life haunts private companies, local government, fire services, local authorities. A full and exhaustive Inquiry has to lay blame and culpable liability, wherever and whomever

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