Chairman urged to put them at centre of process after panellist quits in conflict of interest rowThe chairman of the Grenfell Tower public inquiry is facing calls to change how he deals with survivors and the bereaved when hearings restart after a bruising conflict of interest row resulted in the resignation of a key panellist.Sir Martin Moore-Bick has been told to “bring this process back to putting families at the centre” by Grenfell United, which represents the majority of those who escaped the fire and lost loved ones. The government declined to say on Sunday when or if it will replace Benita Mehra, who quit on Saturday evening after she was revealed to have links to Arconic, the company which made the tower’s combustible cladding. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/jan/26/calls-for-grenfell-tower-inquiry-change-way-deals-with-families
Author : Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent
Publish date : 2020-01-26 13:28:11
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