Reputational crisis following Grenfell threatens to overwhelm Kensington council as leader resigns

The Grenfell Tower fire is a national tragedy which has claimed at least 80 lives and displaced hundreds of people from their homes but, three weeks on, it is also showing signs of destroying the reputation of Kensington and Chelsea Council, with an overwhelming majority of the public telling an exclusive survey it has not handled the response well.

by Ian Griggs
Protesters storm Kensington council's offices last month in protest over the the response to the Grenfell fire (© FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/EPA/REX/Shutterstock)
Protesters storm Kensington council's offices last month in protest over the the response to the Grenfell fire (© FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/EPA/REX/Shutterstock)

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