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The Grenfell Tower Inquiry with Eddie Mair

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Every day the Grenfell Tower Inquiry sits, Eddie Mair analyses and explains the evidence heard.

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Every day the Grenfell Tower Inquiry sits, Eddie Mair analyses and explains the evidence heard.

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The Grenfell Tower Inquiry with Eddie Mair

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Every day the Grenfell Tower Inquiry sits, Eddie Mair analyses and explains the evidence heard.

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Rank #1: 102 Expert Witness: Professor Niamh Nic Daeid

Nov 28 2018
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Forensic Scientist, Niamh Nic Daeid, agreed that the fire started in the fridge freezer in Flat 16. She told the inquiry she’s certain it was an accident. The Inquiry also released statements from the London Fire Brigade, the local council and the government about what changes they have made since the fire at Grenfell Tower. Producers Elisabeth Mahy and Kate Lamble Researcher Olivia Beazley Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

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Rank #2: 88 The Bereaved, Survivors and Residents

Nov 12 2018
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The inquiry heard five weeks of evidence from the bereaved, survivors and residents of Grenfell Tower. Thirty-five witnesses gave evidence in person. One hundred and forty written statements have been read-in and published. In this edition of the podcast Eddie Mair pieces together some of the issues that have come up. Producer Olivia Beazley Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

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Rank #3: 47 Crew Manager Batcheldor, 999 Control Operator Sharon Darby and Watch Manager Beale

Aug 02 2018
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Crew Manager Christopher Batcheldor recalls how he tried to comfort Zainab Deen who was trapped with her two-year old son Jeremiah on the fourteenth floor. Researcher Oliver Jones Producer Kate Lamble Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

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Rank #4: 16 Opening statements: Day 4

Jun 07 2018
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The final day of opening statements. The inquiry hears from lawyers for the London Fire Brigade and firefighting unions. Plus, Richard Millett QC responds to calls for changes to the inquiries terms of reference

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Rank #5: 4 The Chair

May 16 2018
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The retired judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick is chairing the Grenfell inquiry and will be responsible for producing the final recommendations, but what do we know about him? And why has there been such a debate about whether a panel will sit alongside him?

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Rank #6: 3 Eleven Months On

May 15 2018
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How has the relationship between the community and officials changed in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire? BBC Newsnight's Katie Razzall walks us through the events between the June 2017 and the start of the public inquiry.

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Rank #7: 53 Firefighters Cornelius, Herrera , Merrion, Murphy, Upton, Wharnsby, and Crew Manager McAlonen

Sep 06 2018
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Firefighters sent to rescue people trapped on the 14th floor give their account of what happened. Zainab Deen, her son Jeremiah, and Dennis Murphy died on the 14th floor. One of their neighbours, Mohammad al-Haj Ali, was found outside the tower. Producers Kate Lamble and Elisabeth Mahy Researcher Oliver Jones Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

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Rank #8: 54 Crew Managers Codd, Gallagher and Hoare, and firefighters Fernandes, Foster, Lawson and Orchard

Sep 10 2018
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Firefighters Katie Foster and Greg Lawson tell nine residents, including a family whose son died in the tower, to remain inside their flats as the fire spreads. Producers Kate Lamble and Elisabeth Mahy Researcher Oliver Jones Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

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Rank #9: 71 Meron Mekonnen, Hiwot Dagnachew and Maher Khoudair

Oct 09 2018
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Meron Mekonnen ignored stay put advice and escaped Grenfell tower with her partner and two young daughters. She had been told to get out by her aunt, Hiwot Dagnachew, who fled from the 5th floor. They describe making phone calls to a friend still trapped in the tower. Maher Khoudair also gave evidence. He told the inquiry how he walked down the stairs from his ninth floor flat on crutches. Producers Kate Lamble and Elisabeth Mahy Researcher Olivia Beazley Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

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Rank #10: 29 Crew Manager Christopher Secrett and Watch Manager Brien O’Keeffe

Jul 05 2018
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Crew Manager Christopher Secrett and Watch Manager Brien O’Keeffe give evidence to the inquiry. Christopher Secrett runs low on air while attempting a rescue on the twentieth floor. He thinks he won’t make it out alive. Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

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Rank #1: 102 Expert Witness: Professor Niamh Nic Daeid

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Forensic Scientist, Niamh Nic Daeid, agreed that the fire started in the fridge freezer in Flat 16. She told the inquiry she’s certain it was an accident. The Inquiry also released statements from the London Fire Brigade, the local council and the government about what changes they have made since the fire at Grenfell Tower. Producers Elisabeth Mahy and Kate Lamble Researcher Olivia Beazley Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

Nov 28 2018
15 mins
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Rank #2: 88 The Bereaved, Survivors and Residents

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The inquiry heard five weeks of evidence from the bereaved, survivors and residents of Grenfell Tower. Thirty-five witnesses gave evidence in person. One hundred and forty written statements have been read-in and published. In this edition of the podcast Eddie Mair pieces together some of the issues that have come up. Producer Olivia Beazley Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

Nov 12 2018
14 mins
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Rank #3: 47 Crew Manager Batcheldor, 999 Control Operator Sharon Darby and Watch Manager Beale

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Crew Manager Christopher Batcheldor recalls how he tried to comfort Zainab Deen who was trapped with her two-year old son Jeremiah on the fourteenth floor. Researcher Oliver Jones Producer Kate Lamble Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

Aug 02 2018
38 mins
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Rank #4: 16 Opening statements: Day 4

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The final day of opening statements. The inquiry hears from lawyers for the London Fire Brigade and firefighting unions. Plus, Richard Millett QC responds to calls for changes to the inquiries terms of reference

Jun 07 2018
17 mins
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Rank #5: 4 The Chair

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The retired judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick is chairing the Grenfell inquiry and will be responsible for producing the final recommendations, but what do we know about him? And why has there been such a debate about whether a panel will sit alongside him?

May 16 2018
11 mins
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Rank #6: 3 Eleven Months On

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How has the relationship between the community and officials changed in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire? BBC Newsnight's Katie Razzall walks us through the events between the June 2017 and the start of the public inquiry.

May 15 2018
10 mins
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Rank #7: 53 Firefighters Cornelius, Herrera , Merrion, Murphy, Upton, Wharnsby, and Crew Manager McAlonen

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Firefighters sent to rescue people trapped on the 14th floor give their account of what happened. Zainab Deen, her son Jeremiah, and Dennis Murphy died on the 14th floor. One of their neighbours, Mohammad al-Haj Ali, was found outside the tower. Producers Kate Lamble and Elisabeth Mahy Researcher Oliver Jones Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

Sep 06 2018
24 mins
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Rank #8: 54 Crew Managers Codd, Gallagher and Hoare, and firefighters Fernandes, Foster, Lawson and Orchard

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Firefighters Katie Foster and Greg Lawson tell nine residents, including a family whose son died in the tower, to remain inside their flats as the fire spreads. Producers Kate Lamble and Elisabeth Mahy Researcher Oliver Jones Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

Sep 10 2018
31 mins
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Rank #9: 71 Meron Mekonnen, Hiwot Dagnachew and Maher Khoudair

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Meron Mekonnen ignored stay put advice and escaped Grenfell tower with her partner and two young daughters. She had been told to get out by her aunt, Hiwot Dagnachew, who fled from the 5th floor. They describe making phone calls to a friend still trapped in the tower. Maher Khoudair also gave evidence. He told the inquiry how he walked down the stairs from his ninth floor flat on crutches. Producers Kate Lamble and Elisabeth Mahy Researcher Olivia Beazley Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

Oct 09 2018
24 mins
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Rank #10: 29 Crew Manager Christopher Secrett and Watch Manager Brien O’Keeffe

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Crew Manager Christopher Secrett and Watch Manager Brien O’Keeffe give evidence to the inquiry. Christopher Secrett runs low on air while attempting a rescue on the twentieth floor. He thinks he won’t make it out alive. Contact us via email: grenfellpodcast@bbc.co.uk

Jul 05 2018
28 mins
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