Statement on the second anniversary of the Grenfell fire
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said:
“The thoughts and prayers of all Londoners are today with the Grenfell community and everyone affected by those terrible events two years ago. We will never forget those 72 lives that were so tragically taken away.
“We will also forever remember the heroic efforts of our emergency services that night and the inspiring way the community has come together in the face of such adversity.
“In memory of the 72 lives we lost, it is vital that nothing like this can ever happen again. That is why I promise to continue pressing the government to deliver the changes that must be the lasting legacy of this horrific tragedy.”