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#Grenfell: hoses turned off, two stairwell exits closed

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Rumours have abounded about compromised safety measures and the spread of the fire at Grenfell Tower, from gas pipes in the stairwell to emergency exits closed because of the proximity of the Kengington Aldridge Academy…

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#Grenfell firefighters tell what should’ve happened – and of disciplinary risk

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
The SKWAWKBOX has covered many aspects of the Grenfell Tower disaster, from the closed emergency exits and gas shut-offs reported by firefighters to the superhuman efforts of crews who ran into an inferno time and…

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Young Labour’s blistering statement on member disenfranchisement

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Last month, the SKWAWKBOX revealed an anti-democratic move to disenfranchise huge numbers of ‘Young Labour’ (YL) members by imposing an ‘electoral college’ delegate system on YL’s annual conference. The change was claimed by Labour’s General…

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BAME Labour result is anything but unexpected

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
It was announced today that MP Keith Vaz had defeated the challenge by Leeds councillor Asghar Khan for the ‘BAME Labour’ (BL) place on Labour’s ruling NEC (National Executive Committee). This has been portrayed as…

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Former Abuse Inquiry Panelist: Counsel Silenced Me So That May Could Become Prime Minister.

Originally posted on Researching Reform:
In a controversial interview released today, former Child Abuse Inquiry panel member Sharon Evans makes a startling number of revelations about the Inquiry. A child abuse survivor and journalist who founded children’s charity Dot Com,…

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Video: Hunt still planning #NHS Professionals sell-off. Help stop him

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Even though the government loves to blame ‘agency staff costs’ for many of the troubles in our NHS, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is still planning to sell¬†NHS Professionals – by far the most cost-effective way…

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Video: #BritishGas price rockets – but where’s the #MSM u-turn outrage?

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Around 6¬†million British Gas customers are reeling today after Centrica, the owner of British Gas, announced that the utility would be increasing its electricity prices by a staggering 12.5%. Centrica CEO Iain Conn told Sky…

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