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Boris Johnson 'vows to investigate' Grenfell panellist's links to cladding firm

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Benita Mehra is former president of a group which, according to the society's website, last year received funding from the philanthropic arm of Arconic, which made the panels on the tower
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Grenfell: Johnson urged to ditch panelist with links to cladding firm

Grenfell: Johnson urged to ditch panelist with links to cladding firm

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Labour says appointment of Benita Mehra undermines public confidence in inquiry Labour has demanded Boris Johnson cancel his appointment of a Grenfell inquiry panellist whose links to the company that made the combustible cladding have sparked anger among the bereaved and survivors. John Healey, the shadow housing secretary, said Benita Mehra's position as one of three people presiding over the inquiry into the fire “undermines public confidence” after the Guardian revealed she led a charity that received £71,000 from the Arconic Foundation, the charitable arm of the company that made the...
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New Grenfell Tower inquiry adviser has links to cladding firm

New Grenfell Tower inquiry adviser has links to cladding firm

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Bereaved families have slammed Boris Johnson's decision to appoint Benita Mehra
Grenfell Tower survivors are demanding to know why an engineer linked to a firm which supplied the building's deadly cladding has been appointed to the disaster's official inquiry.
Two days before Christmas Downing Street quietly announced Benita Mehra had been chosen to help retired judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick with the probe west London tower block fire which killed 72 people.
It has since emerged that Boris Johnson 's new appointment previously led the Women's Engineering Society , which received a £71,000...
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New Grenfell Tower inquiry advisor has links to cladding firm

New Grenfell Tower inquiry advisor has links to cladding firm

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Bereaved families have slammed Boris Johnson's decision to appoint Benita Mehra
Grenfell survivors are asking the Prime Minister why he appointed an engineer with links to a firm which supplied the building's deadly cladding to the inquiry into the disaster.
Two days before Christmas Downing Street quietly announced Benita Mehra had been chosen to help retired judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick with the probe west London tower block fire which killed 72 people.
It has since emerged that Boris Johnson 's new appointment previously led the Women's Engineering Society , which received a £71,000...
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