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Theresa May says combustible cladding used on other buildings Play

Theresa May says combustible cladding used on other buildings

Cladding on a number of British tower blocks has been confirmed as combustible in tests conducted after a deadly fire in west London, Prime Minister Theresa May said on 22 June. May was making a statement in the House of Commons about the Grenfell Tower fire, in which 79 people have been confirmed dead, or are missing presumed dead. Jun 22, 2017
Community gathers for tribute to Grenfell Tower victims, applauds firefighters Play

Community gathers for tribute to Grenfell Tower victims, applauds firefighters

Londoners gathered near Grenfell Tower in a tribute to the victims of the deadly blaze. At least 58 people are feared to have died in the fire on June 14. Residents showed their anger towards the government and the local authority because of a lack of support for survivors, friends and family of victims. Prime Minister Theresa May admitted the response from authorities was lacking. During the tribute, the community applauded firefighters leaving Grenfell Tower to thank them for their tireless work. Jun 18, 2017
Community gathers for tribute to Grenfell Tower victims, applauds firefighters Play

Community gathers for tribute to Grenfell Tower victims, applauds firefighters

Londoners gathered near Grenfell Tower in a tribute to the victims of the deadly blaze. At least 58 people are feared to have died in the fire on June 14. Residents showed their anger towards the government and the local authority because of a lack of support for survivors, friends and family of victims. Prime Minister Theresa May admitted the response from authorities was lacking. During the tribute, the community applauded firefighters leaving Grenfell Tower to thank them for their tireless work. Jun 18, 2017
New Environment Secretary Michael Gove says Theresa May is doing a fantastic job Play

New Environment Secretary Michael Gove says Theresa May is doing a fantastic job

 Michael Gove has defended Theresa May, saying that the Conservatives will now unite behind the Prime Minister. Speaking in central London on Monday morning (June 12), the newly appointed Environment Secretary also said he was looking forward to doing a job at the heart; of government. However, his position is controversial as he wanted to remove climate change from the curriculum when he was education secretary. Jun 12, 2017
Cabinet reshuffle: Whos in and whos out? Play

Cabinet reshuffle: Whos in and whos out?

Theresa May has brought prominent Leave campaigner Michael Gove back to her front bench, appointing him as environment secretary. The UK prime minister has also promoted her ally Damian Green to minister for the cabinet office, with him effectively becoming her number two in government. Jun 12, 2017
Cabinet reshuffle: Whos in and whos out? Play

Cabinet reshuffle: Whos in and whos out?

Theresa May has brought prominent Leave campaigner Michael Gove back to her front bench, appointing him as environment secretary. The UK prime minister has also promoted her ally Damian Green to minister for the cabinet office, with him effectively becoming her number two in government. Jun 12, 2017
May says sorry to MPs who lost seats after election debacle Play

May says sorry to MPs who lost seats after election debacle

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said in an interview she feels sorry for MPs of the Conservative party who lost their seats after she called the snap election which led to the party losing 13 seats. However, May also highlighted the importance of forming a functioning government to be prepared for the upcoming Brexit negotiations but would not speak about possible staff changes. Jun 10, 2017