The report by the MP for Kensington and former Kensington & Chelsea councillor, Emma Dent Coad, “After Grenfell: Housing and Inequality in Kensington and Chelsea” makes for horrific reading.
Is this really Britain’s richest borough? Is this really Britain’s richest borough in 2017?
The reasons why Dickensian diseases are reappearing two centuries later is obvious to those that think and seems to be of no concern to those that don’t.
The report reads as an indictment of the council, the government and also the media.
It is well worth a read though not if you want sweet dreams tonight.
Apparently Ms Dent Coad is reported to conclude that “trickle down” does not exist. And indeed in such a rich borough with its extremes of wealth and poverty this would be the obvious place for it to work – if ever if were going to.
It proves once more that the state sets the rules and without them the market never delivers.
That malnutrition thrives in Britain’s richest borough is shocking and an indictment of our ‘democracy’.
It proves the Conservatives of Kensington are unconcerned by the facts.
They have faith.
Goodness knows if they weep, and if they do, what for.