Theresa May Urged To Appoint Advisory Panel On Grenfell Inquiry By MP David Lammy

An MP has urged Theresa May to stop the Grenfell inquiry from “distant and unresponsive” by appointing a panel of people from the community to help its chair.

Ahead a memorial to mark six months since the tragedy, Labour MP David Lammy added his voice to calls for the inquiry to be assisted by a panel of people from the community, after lawyers spent two days this week arguing over how survivors and families of those who died in the June 14 blaze, which killed 71 people, be heard.

Lammy’s intervention comes as the council leader Elizabeth Campbell revealed she had never met the prime minister and a campaign group called for the prime minister to stay away from a memorial service at St Paul’s Cathedral on Thursday.

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