DLUHC apologises for Grenfell failures

By Chris Mahony | 07 December 2021

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) today apologised for failures in the lead up to the Grenfell Tower fire.

In a statement to the public inquiry read by counsel for the DLUHC, Jason Beer QC, the department admitted to ‘errors and missed opportunities’ that helped create an ‘environment in which such a tragedy was possible’.

Some 72 people died as a result of the 2017 fire.

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