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Grenfell Tower victims and community leaders meeting PM at Downing Street

Armed with signs stamped with “JUSTICE FOR GRENFELL” and “NEVER AGAIN”, protesters took to the streets of London on Friday afternoon to call for justice for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. “I immediately thought about people trying to get down that stairway, which was totally enclosed”.Ms May, who was criticised a day earlier for not meeting with locals and survivors, visited the area again on Friday to meet with some locals inside a church.The fire at the 24-storey public housing project broke out early Wednesday – after Britons had been hit with three terrorist attacks in less than three months, in London and Manchester.The announcement comes after Mrs May was branded a “coward” as she left St Clement’s church in Kensington followed by a furious crowd.They added that local residents should be “consulted at all stages and that we should be listened to” in dealing with the fallout from the tragedy.Cladding used on Grenfell Tower blamed for spreading the London blaze is banned in Britain, Finance Minister Philip Hammond says.”You have to be prepared to receive people’s emotions, and not be so frightened about people”, he said.He is hopeful the two-and-a-half hour meeting, attended by victims, residents, community leaders and volunteers, was the starting point for a process of “lasting change”.The angry protesters barged their way through an automatic door at Kensington and Chelsea town hall and sought to gain entry to an upper floor.Khan has praised the heroism of Christians, Muslims and others in looking after people affected by the Grenfell Tower disaster, reported The Independent.Told there was a need for the public to hear her say something had gone badly wrong and the Government accepted responsibility, Mrs May said: “Something bad has happened”.Around a hundred people entered the town hall, and were held back by police and council officials.Emergency services are continuing to search for bodies in the now burnt-out building. At the very least, the survivors of the fire who have lost their homes must be consulted about where they wish to live.”People need to know that we can’t”.Media reports have said about 70 people are expected to have been killed, although police have not confirmed this.