On 25th July 2017, I appointed the independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce to support and challenge the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) following the Grenfell Tower disaster.
I am grateful for the Taskforce’s work over the last three months, working with the Council, community and partner organisations to understand progress on the recovery plan.
I received the Taskforce’s first report yesterday. I am considering their findings and will be discussing these with RBKC. Before recess I plan to make an Oral Statement to the House and will publish the report.
This statement has also been made in the House of Lords: