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Grenfell Tower Inquiry: Phase 1 Report

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:20 pm on 21st January 2020.

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Photo of Grahame Morris Grahame Morris Labour, Easington 5:20 pm, 21st January 2020

That point is not in dispute, and it was forcefully made by the coroner in the aftermath of the Lakanal House fire in 2009. Those recommendations landed on the desk of the then Secretary of State, and nothing was done about it. There is complicity here. The roots of this terrible tragedy lie in Whitehall and Westminster, and we should not gloss over that.