Thousands of firefighters have paid tribute to London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton on her final day of service as she steps down in the wake of criticism in the Grenfell inquiry.
London Fire Brigade’s (LFB) incoming commissioner says “reaching out” and rebuilding the trust of the Grenfell community will be his first priority when he takes on the role next year.
The early retirement of London’s fire chief has been welcomed as a “milestone” for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire by relatives.
Dany Cotton was one of just 30 female firefighters when she joined the London Fire Brigade (LFB) at the age of 18 more than three decades ago.
The Duke of Cambridge has said that donations and support after the Grenfell Tower fire “seemed like it wasn’t well targeted”, during a meeting with victims.
Jacob Rees-Mogg caused a “huge amount of hurt and distress” in his comments about the Grenfell Tower fire, the Conservative Party chairman has said.
Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has been criticised for defending Jacob Rees-Mogg over his controversial comments about the Grenfell Tower victims.
London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton has distanced the service from the stay-put policy which was criticised in the Grenfell Tower fire public inquiry.
Jacob Rees-Mogg has “profoundly” apologised for suggesting Grenfell victims should have used “common sense” and ignored fire service guidance not to leave the burning tower block.
Jacob Rees-Mogg has been forced to apologise after being condemned for "crass and insensitive" remarks about the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.
Blame for the Grenfell Tower fire should rest with the UK Government, according to a leading architect.