Exclusive: Costs now 4,000 times amount saved by replacing fire-retardant materials with combustible cladding The financial cost of the Grenfell Tower disaster has reached nearly £1.2bn – 4,000 times the amount that was saved by replacing fire-retardant cladding with a cheaper combustible alternative during the disastrous refurbishment. The bulk of […]

Watchdog warns that admin errors, unexplained cancellations and delayed scan reports all contribute to longer waits for patients Patients with suspected cancer are waiting months for diagnosis because of hidden waiting lists or falling into a “black hole” after referral, England’s patient champion warns this weekend. Admin errors, unexplained cancellations […]