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After Grenfell, the scandal continues

Will it take another tragedy for the government to bring an end to unsafe cladding?

On the fourth anniversary of the Grenfell fire tragedy, Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea explore the ongoing scandal of flammable cladding which continues to trap over a million people in dangerous tower blocks. Will it take another tragedy for the government to take notice?

In You Ask Us, Stephen, Anoosh and Ailbhe take your question on the Northern Ireland protocol. What is Boris Johnson’s end game?

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 12: The covered structure of Grenfell Tower is seen above a nearby housing estate on May 12, 2021 in London, England. The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has announced that it is considering demolishing the building, but that it will be at least a year before any decision on the future of the tower is implemented. 72 people lost their lives in a blaze at the tower block in west London in June 2017. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

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