Grenfell residents in 'passionate, angry' exchanges with PM at Downing Street
- Author: Leroy Wright Jun 21, 2017,
Jun 21, 2017, 9:52
Right in front of the camera, one of men tries to open a vehicle door, but can't get in.The victim didn't want to be identified, but said she woke up to a call from her security company before 4 a.m.'You're watching this play out from inside your house?' Action News Jax Reporter russell Colburn asked.'Yeah, ' the victim replied.
Downing Street says affected families can access the cash payment immediately from the council "as and when" they need it. Flames engulfed the building in less than an hour early on June 14, trapping many residents.
Cundy was asked to describe the scene inside the building.
One said "this is not a race war, it's a human race war" and there was criticism of Prime Minister Theresa May.
According to residents at the meeting, there had been a fire in the block several years ago that did not spread throughout the building, Malhotra said.
A minute's silence is planned at 11am on Monday to remember the victims.
He said Theresa May and investigators must ensure all pertinent documents are protected. "I accept that", he said. "And where offenses have been committed, I will do everything within my gift to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice".
He said: "Clearly it's quite unprecedented for 16 very ordinary people, who this time last week were walking their dogs or talking to each other in the streets around here and north Kensington, actually to be in 10 Downing Street talking face-to-face with the Prime Minister".
He said: "There was real anger expressed".
One the The Day of Rage march Facebook page it references the Grenfell Tower fire and "brutal austerity, cuts and anti-immigrant attacks".
British health authorities will also provide long-term bereavement counselling for those who lost loved ones in the tragedy.