Updates

Grenfell Tower Inquiry – drop in session Wednesday 4 October

Wednesday 4 October 13:00-19:00

Latymer Community Church, 116 Bramley Rd, W10 6SU

Letter from the Grenfell Tower Inquiry:

Purpose

This is an opportunity for affected individuals, or those who are supporting them, to meet our team and learn about the process of the Inquiry.

You can book a time by contacting us on the details below and we will also try and accommodate anyone who drops-in on the day.

Translators and childcare

You are also welcome to bring an interpreter or we can arrange for one to be available if you contact us at least 24 hours in advance. Children are also welcome to attend with you, but there will not be a separate on-site crèche facility.

Can’t attend?

If you are unable to attend, then please make contact using the details below. We can then arrange for individuals or small groups to speak with one of the team at either a separate meeting or by phone.

Contact

Email: contact@grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk
Phone: 020 7947 7837 or 0800 121 4282 (9am – 5:30pm, Monday to Friday)

www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk

Formal opening of the Inquiry 14th September

Date
Thursday 14 September 2017
Time
10.30am
Address
The Connaught Rooms

61-65 Great Queen St, WC2B 5DA

Purpose

Sir Martin Moore-Bick will provide an opening statement to set out the approach to the Inquiry and how it will operate. It is expected to last up to an hour.

Attending
There will be 200 seats available at The Connaught Rooms, which will be issued on the day, on a first come, first served basis. Priority will be given to affected individuals.
Live Stream
There will be a live-stream of the session, which will be made available on the Inquiry website: www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk
Public Screening
A public screening of the live-stream will be held at The Notting Hill Methodist Church, 240 Lancaster Rd, W11 4AH. There will be 100 seats available, which will be issued on the day, on a first come, first served basis.
Media
The opening is part of the formal Inquiry process and there will be a limited number of seats for the media. For press enquiries please contact: media@grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk
Contact
Email: contact@grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk Phone: 020 7947 7837 or 0800 121 4282 (9am – 5:30pm, Monday to Friday)

Protocol on Legal Representation at Public Expense

The Inquiry has released the Protocol Relating to Legal Representation at Public Expense. This document contains details on the eligibility for legal representation at public expense, which may be material to those considering applying to be a Core Participant.

Applications for Core Participant status are due by 8 September.

https://www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk/news/legal-funding-protocol-released-inquiry/

Additional Inquiry drop in session added – 24th August

Thursday 24 August

18:00-22:00

St James’s Church, St James’s Gardens, London, W11 4RB

This is an opportunity for affected individuals, or those who are supporting them, to meet the Inquiry team and learn about the process of the Inquiry.

You can book a time by contacting the team on the details below.
Translators and childcare
An interpreter can be arranged of you contact the Inquiry team at least 24 hours in advance. Children are welcome but there is no on-site creche facility.
Can’t attend?

If you are unable to attend, then please make contact using the details below.

Contact
Email: contact@grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk or 020 7947 7837The Inquiry website is: www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk

Prime Minister announces Inquiry Terms of Reference

The Inquiry’s Terms of Reference are:

1. To examine the circumstances surrounding the fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017, including:

(a) the immediate cause or causes of the fire and the means by which it spread to the whole of the building;

(b) the design and construction of the building and the decisions relating to its modification, refurbishment and management;

(c) the scope and adequacy of building regulations, fire regulations and other legislation, guidance and industry practice relating to the

design, construction, equipping and management of high-rise residential buildings;

(d) whether such regulations, legislation, guidance and industry practice were complied with in the case of Grenfell Tower and the fire safety

measures adopted in relation to it;

(e) the arrangements made by the local authority or other responsible bodies for receiving and acting upon information either obtained from local residents or available from other sources (including information derived from fires in other buildings) relating to the risk of fire at Grenfell Tower, and the action taken in response to such information;

(f) the fire prevention and fire safety measures in place at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017;

(g) the response of the London Fire Brigade to the fire; and

(h) the response of central and local government in the days immediately following the fire;

and

2. To report its findings to the Prime Minister as soon as possible and to make recommendations.

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Sir Martin’s letter to the PM 10 August

PM response to Sir Martin 15 August

https://www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk/news/prime-minister-announces-inquiry-terms-reference/

Inquiry drop in sessions – 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th, 17th August

This is an opportunity for affected individuals to meet the team to learn about the process of The Inquiry and how it will work. You can book a time by contacting the details below, drops-in on the day may be able to be accommodated.

Friday 11 August
13:00-16:00
St James’s Church, St James’s Gardens, London, W11 4RB
Saturday 12 August
12:00-16:00
Harrow Club, 187 Freston Road, London, W10 6TH
Monday 14 August
13:00-16:00
St James’s Church, St James’s Gardens, London, W11 4RB
Tuesday 15 August
10:00-13:00
St James’s Church, St James’s Gardens, London, W11 4RB
Thursday 17 August
18:00-21:00

St James’s Church, St James’s Gardens, London, W11 4RB

For more info:

contact@grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk

Tel. 020 7947 7837
www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk