London fire: Grenfell Tower victims take ‘demands’ to Number 10


Fools of the Grenfell Tower fire have met the prime minister in Downing Boulevard to discuss their «demands» amid growing anger in the wake of the blast.

A man representing the group, said they would make a full asseveration «in the community» about their «demands and what we expect».

Theresa May met the dwellings, victims, volunteers and community leaders on Saturday afternoon.

She earlier benched a government «taskforce» to respond to the disaster.

Earlier, First Secretary of Official Damian Green said the prime minister was as «distraught as anyone» near the fire.

He described criticism of Mrs May’s response to the disaster as «terribly unfair».

The prime curate faced cries of «coward» and «shame on you» when she returned to the scene on Friday, bear not met victims on her first visit.

Mr Green said: «She has the same degree of empathy and horror at these events that we all have.»

Hundreds of protesters should prefer to gathered in Whitehall, calling for the prime minister’s resignation. Shadow supply Angela Rayner was among those addressing the crowd.

Hundreds of protesters also slogged on Whitehall on Friday, angry at the government’s handling of the disaster.

Chris Imafidon, whose residence overlooks Grenfell Tower, addressed the crowd and held up a poster of a overlooking child and a piece of scorched cladding.

«I’m not here because I support the Tories, Overemphasize or Liberals,» he said.

«I’m here because this child… on Tuesday examined to bed and now nobody knows where this child is.»

Another protester related Mrs May as «cold like a fish».

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In an interview with BBC Newsnight, on Friday, Mrs May said the government was doing all it could to servants.

«The government is making money available, we are ensuring we are going to get to the bottom of what has stumble oned, we will ensure that people are re-housed. We need to make secure that actually happens.»

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Mr Green said a £5m fund would be for the immediate needs of victims, go on increasing that «other money may be needed longer term».

A chairperson for the business inquiry will be appointed «in days» and residents «will have a verbalize in stating the terms of reference» for it.

‘All feel the sadness’

Mr Green rejected kicks that the prime minister had not understood the mood of the nation.

«I think she has done all that could have been asked… listening to home-owners’ concerns and, above all, acting on those concerns as quickly as possible. That is what a prime woman of the cloth should do and that is what she has done.

«She is as distraught as anyone, as all of us are, we all feel the gloominess, we all recognise the anger and can see why people are that angry and the prime minister commiserate withs that as much as anyone,» he added.

Former Conservative minister Michael Portillo intended on Thursday that, although she had met in private with members of the emergency mendings, she should have met Grenfell Tower residents, as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn did.

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