It included requirements regarding the fire hazards of … 'The sudden severity of it all left me with so many questions and a void in my life.'. On the final day of this week's inquiry, the … By Tom Lowe 2020-11-19T12:17:00+00:00. The public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the Grenfell Tower fire which killed 72 people in June 2017 is entering its final stage, with full findings due to be published in late 2021. Some emails, documents and design drawings relating to the Grenfell Tower refurbishment appear to have been lost forever after being wiped from a laptop, the inquiry into the fire has heard. The widow of Saber Neda has told how he came to Britain after he was told his life was in danger when The Taliban took over Afghanistan. Marcio Gomes has told how his son Logan was due to be born on 24 August but died in the Grenfell tragedy. Justice 4 Grenfell campaigner Yvette Williams, pictured left and bottom, joined Clarrie Mendy, also pictured, whose cousin Mary Mendy died in the fire along with Mary's daughter Khadija Saye. This support will continue throughout Phase Two. Close. More navigation items; News. Anne-Marie is reading from a prepared statement and says her brother was born with a twinkle in his eye. The inquiry has heard the final words of Saber before he jumped to his death. The overview of the document said: "Some people will not want to meet you and they will not want to be lobbied. Sir Martin Moore-Bick has hailed the bravery of the bereaved as today's tributes have been brought to an end. The inquiry is now hearing a commemoration to Mary Mendy, who lived in flat 173. J4G has serious concerns that the inquiry only sees Grenfell as a building that ‘failed’ and NOT the people ‘who were failed’. Tributes will be paid to six victims today – baby Logan Gomes, Denis Murphy, Mohamed Amied Neda, Joseph Daniels and mother and daughter Mary Mendy and Khadija Saye. He tracks down those with questions to answer and confronts those who may share the blame.Tonight at 8pm on @BBCOne #BBCPanorama pic.twitter.com/Hbmj0y1Fcg, The Tottenham MP, who joined grieving relatives at today's inquiry, has tweeted demanding more action from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Four workers from a Grenfell Tower cladding firm were today urged to “do the right thing” after refusing to give evidence to the public inquiry into the fatal fire. At the time of the discussions, the material was being specified for use on hundreds of building projects, the inquiry heard. The tragedy on June 14 last year was sparked when a fire broke out in the kitchen of flat 16 on the fourth floor before spreading through the exterior cladding to devastate the tower. 'We are a very close and happy family, I grew up in a safe home full of love and full of laughter,' a statement read, adding his father was 'loved by so many' and was a 'man of deep integrity and fairness'. The grieving son requested that his brief statement be heard in silence and asked that nobody applaud him after its conclusion. Grenfell inquiry: Ex-employee describes 'dishonest' acts at firm that made flammable insulation used on tower ... "Celotex is committed to cooperating fully with the Grenfell … Farhad Neda has told the inquiry through a prepared statement that father Mohamed 'Saber' Neda was his best friend who made him feel safe before he died. 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A building materials company criticised at the Grenfell Tower inquiry over misleading fire safety claims sits on a construction industry integrity group.Kingspan, whose … Anne Marie, sister of Dennis Murphy who died in the #GrenfellTower fire, says the family feel strongly "there is no reason" why anyone should have "death forced upon them in such a horrific way"https://t.co/NtpXLXoCQB pic.twitter.com/m33NY4PkYx. Tributes to the 72 people who died due to the Grenfell Tower fire will be heard today as a public inquiry into the tragedy begins. The Grenfell Tower Inquiry is a British public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire, which killed 72 people and destroyed Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017. Staff are on site to provide support for the bereaved. Grenfell Tower fire image copyright Anselm Ebulue/Getty Images The main contractor on the Grenfell Tower refurbishment overlooked a key fire safety document, the inquiry into the blaze has heard. The bereaved will today present their tributes in a variety of ways, including statements and films about their loved ones. The document was shown as Kingspan's head of technical and marketing, Adrian Pargeter, gave his third day of evidence to the inquiry. Mr Gomes has told how he hoped to raise his son as a Liverpool fan and had built a nursery for the child himself. 'I say to the minister - more action, more clarity, more urgency are now required from the Government. Mary Mendy came to England in the 1990s and moved into the block in 1993. The landlord of Grenfell Tower which oversaw the recladding of the building in combustible panels has said it will be up to the public inquiry to find out why this happened. Most of the insulation came from another firm, Celotex. Your free invitation to the Architect of the Year Awards. 'Saber was not only my brother but my best friend,' a statement from a victim's grieving brother told the inquiry, using the nickname his close relatives gave Mohammed Neda. Watch Live. He said they were 'extremely impressive presentations and really bring to life the people you're commemorating and I'm really grateful to have had a chance to see and hear them.'. I hope you forgive me. He has shared how Logan was going to be his superstar and X-Box 'gaming buddy'. She said the Chelsea supporter was the linchpin of her family and was her hero due to his warmth, wit and love of life. When will we get this? As the first phase of the inquiry today gets underway, campaign group Grenfell United says it marks 'the beginning of a long road to justice and truth'. The first phase of the Grenfell inquiry concluded that cladding put on during the refurbishment fuelled the fire in June 2017 in which 72 people died. Mr Todd was also the primary author of LGA guidance before Grenfell, which advised reliance on stay put, and is a director of the FIA. He says without his wife he would not be here and praised her 'rock solid' support and recalled a friend who told him that 'God gives his hardest battles to his strongest soldiers'. Kingspan Insulation will continue to support the Inquiry’s important work to understand what happened at Grenfell, and to prevent any future tragedies of this nature. Sky News is reporting that the inquiry is drawing inspiration from the action taken by families in the aftermath of the Hillsborough football disaster. No comments. Farhad Neda has told how his father was 'always smiling' and left everyone with happy memories because 'he touched their lives and had a positive impact on them'. The Grenfell Inquiry requires most recommendations for those responsible for fire safety to be implemented "in law" and draws on the legal position in England. 'I am already finding these descriptions of the deceased very moving,' he said. 'All in the hope that we would find him. A touching video played at the inquiry paid tribute to Khadija Saye's passion for photography and art. Evidence is published on the Inquiry's website when it has been adduced at a hearing. Speaking to Victoria Derbyshire this morning, the Hackney MP cited the inquiry into institutionalised racism in the Metropolitan Police after the black teenager was murdered by racists in 1993. Phase 2 hearings Inquiry hearings will resume on Monday 7 December at 10:00. The inquiry is now sharing pictures of the victims whose relatives have chosen to grieve in private. People have been pictured arriving in central London to hear commemorations about the 72 victims of the blaze. 'I know he's here with God right next to me giving me strength and courage to take this forward.'. We want them to read it.". Farhad Neda has told the inquiry how his father was a unique person after he died in the blaze, which also injured Farhad. The Grenfell inquiry has exposed a blatant disregard for residents' safety. The leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council, Elizabeth Campbell, and her deputy KimTaylor-Smith have arrived for the first day of commemorative hearings, which will be streamed live on YouTube at the link above. 21 May 2018. Closing his evidence on Wednesday afternoon, Mr Pargeter said he "never thought a fire like (Grenfell) could happen in the UK. Elizabeth Campbell, leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council, has called the tributes at the inquiry 'incredibly moving'. It said messages from the firm needed to be "punchy, memorable and easy to understand". Dr Lane has been called as an expert witness during the Grenfell … He then focused on caring for the disabled and working for the benefit of his community, sister Anne-Marie has told today's inquiry. Other MPs from across the House of Commons were also mentioned in the Kingspan Political Engagement Plan as people the business wanted to get in touch with. View the timetable for the week here. Mr Murphy cared for his siblings with a strong set of principles as though he was a parent, his grieving sister has told the inquiry. The inquiry has heard how for 43 years Grenfell Tower provided homes for thousands of Londoners. A statement from her sister and niece described the woman as a generous woman who gave the needy shelter. It comes after the government pledged to consult on banning flammable cladding from high-rise buildings. Published: 6 Jul 2020 Grenfell Tower inquiry resumes but distancing rules anger families. Williams and Maddison were integral in establishing the chain of events that led to the Grenfell fire. Earlier this week the inquiry heard that Kingspan had issues obtaining a Class 0 "limited combustibility" rating for its K15 product, and only claimed it as such by partially testing the product. The main contractor on the Grenfell Tower refurbishment overlooked a key fire safety document, the inquiry into the blaze has heard. She once told her mother: 'I am in love - with images.'. What has happened in our government to make such egregious injustices become the norm? There will now be a five-minute break before tribute is paid to Denis Murphy. Mr Gomes is telling the inquiry how his other children were looking forward to caring for their new brother. On Monday, the inquiry heard how a senior fire safety engineer did not think putting cladding on Grenfell Tower would pose any "issues" for safety. The search function below can be used to filter by witness and evidence type. Marcio Gomes, pictured arriving this morning at the inquiry with wife Andreia, told how he held his son and prayed for a miracle. 'He might not be here physically, but he will always be here in our hearts,' he said. Widow Flora Neda's statement about her husband, who lived in the top floor of the tower, will be followed by the inquiry hearing the last recording of Saber Neda's voice. Some emails, documents and design drawings relating to the Grenfell Tower refurbishment appear to have been lost forever after being wiped from a laptop, the inquiry into the fire has heard. The inquiry into that awful night is slowly revealing shocking evidence, says Karim Mussilhy from the survivors’ group Grenfell United Published: 27 Nov 2020 Published: 27 Nov 2020 Mr Murphy's sister, Anne-Marie, is joined by her mother, Mr Murphy's ex-wife, his son and brother. The last recording of his voice said: 'Goodbye, I am leaving this world, goodbye. 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