Grenfell campaigner calls for return of local assets as reparation


Edward Daffarn says council should restore services of library, college and stables as atonement for years of neglect

The man who said it would take a “catastrophic” fire in Grenfell Tower before council officials would act on safety concerns has demanded that community assets are returned to residents as reparation for the disaster.

Edward Daffarn, the key author of the Grenfell Action Group blog which detailed the management failures and fire safety problems at the block for five years before the fire, said the move would be a necessary corrective for decades of neglect by the Kensington and Chelsea council.

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September 13th, 2017 by