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Grenfell survivors left ‘in limbo’ as police say no charges until 2021

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Using Hillsborough as a relevant precedent should mean that Grenfell will take decades...these were both systemic failures, which spreads potential accountability very wide. The Poulson Affair might also be another useful precedent, from the mid-seventies. The architect and criminal, John Garlick Llewelyn Poulson L/FRIBA was eventually jailed for seven years for corruption, along with a number of politicians. Poulson felt that he was a scapegoat and ‘more sinned against than sinning’. He wrote his side of the story in a book called ‘The Price’, but the publication was suppressed and banned.

Posted date

9 March, 2019

Posted time

5:13 pm

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