Council leader defends fire response
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London fire: Council leader denies bad handling of fire response

The leader of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Nicholas Paget-Brown, has told the BBC the council has a "very well organised" operation in response to the fire at Grenfell Tower.

Responding to accusations from survivors that the council has not provided the support they need, Mr Paget-Brown said he "understands" the criticisms.

Police say at least 58 people are dead or missing following the fire on Tuesday night. The number is expected to rise.

  • 18 Jun 2017
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