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Theresa May is 'on another planet', says Grenfell campaigner

CRITCISED: Theresa May

FAMILIES OF those who lost loved ones in the Grenfell fire last year, have slammed Theresa May in Parliament after she failed to resolve a key split over the public inquiry.

Grieving relatives claimed the Prime Minister worsened their "pain and suffering" after a private meeting about the fire that killed 71 people last June.

The meeting between May and the Grenfell families lasted for more than an hour as they pleaded with the Prime Minister to add new members to the panel that is leading the public inquiry.

Numerous campaigners say there is a lack of trust in the probe and its panel members should have a more diverse background.

However the meeting didn't go as well as they hoped, with one person, Nail Choucair - who lost six members of his family in the Grenfell Tower fire - saying Theresa May is "on another planet".

He added: "She knew what we were coming for and why were coming, and it's not the first time people have asked her. Eleven months on, as a Prime Minister, you should have made your decisions a lot earlier. What more time do you need?

MPs will debate a 150,000-strong petition backing their call on Monday (May 14), but May kept families waiting by not committing either way during the meeting in the Commons.

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