This week’s headlines have been dominated by the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in London. I imagine it has made the news internationally too, as it’s been a dramatic and striking incident. The fire may be out, but in many ways the story is only beginning. So many questions need answering about how it started, why the fire moved the way it did, and how this kind of disaster can be prevented in future.
Yesterday the radio was on the kitchen, and experts were speculating about the cladding that had recently been installed on the building. I mentioned to my wife that it was only a matter of time before someone started blaming green targets and insulation programmes, risking a backlash against the renovation of Britain’s out-dated tower blocks.
Sure enough, the front page of the Daily Mail today has ‘three lethal questions’, and the first of those is: ‘were…
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