Theresa May: Two Views — She “Welled Up” Upon Meeting Grenfell Fire Survivors — Worst Prime Minister in Living Memory

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People who attended the Downing Street talks say residents were “angry and passionate” in tense exchanges with the PM.

11:25, UK,Sunday18June2017

Image may contain: 1 personImage:The meeting with victims and residents at Downing Street lasted two-and-a-half hours

Grenfell fire survivors were “angry” and “passionate” during a meeting with Theresa May, as their harrowing accounts moved her to well up, say people who were present.

At Downing Street on Saturday afternoon, the Prime Minister met 16 people, including victims, residents, community leaders and volunteers, following the devastating blaze at the west London tower block.

The PM had been widely criticised for her response in the aftermath of the tragedy. She failed to meet survivors during an initial visit to the site on Thursday, and was heckled when she returned a day later.

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