Grenfell Tower: Extra £28m to help fire recovery

An extra £28m is to go towards helping victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said in his Budget speech.

The funding for Kensington and Chelsea Council in London will pay for mental health services and regeneration.

The fire in June left 71 people dead, as well as hundreds of people homeless and many needing counselling.

Labour welcomed the announcement but questioned whether the council should be responsible for spending the money.

Mr Hammond

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