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The Grenfell tragedy shows social housing needs more ressources

Few people would contest that 2017 has been a rollercoaster year for the United Kingdom so far. Brexit was formally triggered. An unexpected snap election was held. Three devastating terrorist attacks ravaged Manchester and London. A shocking fire engulfed the Grenfell Tower. And that was only in the first six months. These events have all been seismic shifts. The Grenfell Tower fire had a particularly huge impact, shaking British society to its core. The images of the tower engulfed in flames and its blackened shell will be engraved in people’s memories for a long time. The daily revelations of the building’s poor quality and apparently inadequate fire safety measures were shocking. But wha