London fire: 79 people feared dead, five victims have been identified


Investigators have been working tirelessly over the last 48 hours to establish who is missing, and to identify the victims.

We know that there are still bodies of those who died inside the building and we want to return those people to their families as soon as we possibly can.

The 24-story tower that once housed up to 600 people in 120 apartments is now a charred ruin.

"The Government must also take a serious look at the neglect and chronic underfunding of social housing over decades". Cundy said some families have lost more than one member in the fire.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said Sunday after attending a church service several blocks from the tower that the fatal blaze was entirely preventable.

He told BBC One's Andrew Marr Show: "My understanding is the cladding in question, this flammable cladding which is banned in Europe and the USA, is also banned here".

UK Chancellor Philip Hammond today indicated that flammable material suspected to have been used was most likely banned in the UK.

"They're very angry that they have raised concerns about this building, that the Grenfell Action Group raised concerns about this building, that their concerns were not answered, questions they asked were not responded to".

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The NSW Master Builders Association said the danger lies in imported products that do not meet safety requirements.

While he refused to speculate on the inquiry's outcome, Cundy said, "I would like to reassure everybody that we will be looking at all criminal offenses that may have been committed by any individual or organization". Monday for the victims and their families.

A vigil was held in Parliament Square in central London Monday evening.

Following criticisms of the Kensington and Chelsea Council's handling of the disaster, Paget-Brown said "lessons must be learned".

Prime Minister Theresa May has been criticised for her muted response to the fire and had to be rushed away from a meeting with residents on Friday under heavy police guard as protesters shouted "Shame on you".

An additional £1.5 million will be provided to pay for mental health support to the emergency services, through mental health charity Mind's Blue Light Programme.

West London film producer Nisha Parti, who has been helping victims, said the cash is being given to those checking into hotels in the wake of Wednesday's horrific blaze. She was focused on making sure there was a taskforce up and running, getting that done.