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Grenfell inquiry: mayor calls for move to venue nearer tower

Sadiq Khan raises concerns over survivors’ difficulties in attending hearings in HolbornThe mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has called for the Grenfell inquiry to be moved closer to the homes of the survivors and bereaved, warning that continuing with hearings in the city’s legal district could undermine confidence in the process.The first phase of the inquiry started this week at Holborn Bars, close to the offices of many of the dozens of solicitors and barristers involved. Survivors have complained that it is too far away and that some cannot travel...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Friday, 8 June