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Grenfell landlord boss told colleagues to ignore resident’s warning

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Eight months before fire, blogpost said: ‘Only a catastrophic event will expose the ineptitude of our landlord’

The chief executive of Grenfell Tower’s landlord body told colleagues to ignore a resident who warned eight months before the fire that “only a catastrophic event will expose the ineptitude and incompetence of our landlord”.

Robert Black, who led the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation, told a colleague with responsibility for fire safety “we should do nothing” after Ed Daffarn, a 16th-floor resident, posted on a blog in November 2016 a prediction that: “Only an incident that results in serious loss of life … will shine a light on the practices that characterise the malign governance of this non-functioning organisation.”

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/3qxiCcr
via Google News

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