Follow the latest updates as police say they expect death toll to rise from 17 in wake of Grenfell Tower disaster in west London
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The Press Association reports that people are planning a rally in Westminster on Friday to call for justice for those caught up in the Grenfell Tower fire.
A Facebook event, Justice for Grenfell!, has been listed as taking place at 6pm on Friday outside the Department for Communities and Local Government in Marsham Street, with more than 1,000 people said to be attending.
Lynsey Hanley writes for the Guardian that our housing cannot continue to be subject to the market’s desires, needs or fluctuations.
If some housing is regarded as being more valuable, more desirable, corners will always be cut in the places where there is less financial return. The same goes for people: the most disadvantaged always suffer most from the mistakes of the powerful.