Downing Street lobby briefing: Theresa May hits back over Stormzy Grenfell attack

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22nd February 2018

Downing Street today hit back at grime artist Stormzy after he attacked Theresa May over the Government's handling of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Asked whether the Prime Minister was committed to the victims of the blaze, her spokesman said: "She is absolutely committed. She has met with survivors and families of victims on a number of occasions."

The spokesman added: "The PM has been very clear that Grenfell was an unimaginable tragedy that should never have happened and should never be allowed to happen again. She is determined that the public inquiry will discover not just what went wrong but why the voices of the people of Grenfell had been ignored over so many years...

"More than £58m has been committed. That’s a breakdown of £28m announced at the Budget for ongoing mental and emotional support, community spaces for those affected and investment for the Lanc...