Grenfell fire expert resigns over contamination risk assessments

A leading fire expert has resigned from the team trying to establish whether the area around the Grenfell Tower has been contaminated by the fire.

Professor Anna Stec, from the University of Central Lancashire, resigned from the Scientific Advisory Group (SAG) at the end of July saying "nothing is in place" to assess environmental and health risks.

In March she had found toxic chemical levels are "higher than normal" and a “significant cancer risk” around Grenfell.

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