Extracts from an written by Jim Armitage, Deputy Business Editor at the Evening Standard.

“The huge costs to council taxpayers of making their tower blocks safe following the Grenfell Tower tragedy began to emerge today as Hounslow issued a £4 million tender for contractors to carry out fire safety work.” [...]

“The huge size of the contract emerged in an official notice seen by Tussell, a data provider of public procurement information.” [...]

Read the full article on the Evening Standard’s website.

Image: Hounslow Council