The Inquiry has published an update on its work. 

This update contains information about: 

  • Phase 2 report
  • Publication of documents
  • Community drop-in sessions 
  • Disclosure figures
  • Core Participant figures
  • Support arrangements after hearings 
  • Contacting the Inquiry 

Phase 2 report

Drafting of the final report is under way. An outline structure is in place and individual chapters are at different stages of drafting. When the draft is nearing completion it will be necessary to write under rule 13 to those who may be subject to criticism explaining the basis on which such criticism may be made. The final draft will need to have references checked and to be proofread before printing. A number of the Inquiry's expert witnesses have been asked for their suggestions on recommendations. The task remains extension, but the Panel is committed to producing a comprehensive, well reasoned and persuasive report as soon as it can. 

Publication of documents

Following the conclusion of hearings for Phase 2, the Inquiry team is undertaking a sweep-up and publication process and will continue to publish documents on the website. A list of documents published on the website since 11 November 2022 can be found here

Community drop-in sessions 

The Inquiry will hold drop-in sessions every quarter for BSRs and the local community throughout the report writing stage. These sessions are also an opportunity for members of the public to learn more about the Inquiry process and to ask any questions that they may have for members of the Inquiry team.

Disclosure figures

As at 26 February 2023, the Inquiry has disclosed 20,737 documents in Phase 1 and 299,524 documents in Phase 2, making a total of 320,261.

Core Participant figures

The full list of the Inquiry's core participants (CPs) is available on the key documents page. Further information on CPs is contained in our guide, which includes details of the role they play in the Inquiry and how this differs from being a witness.

The total number of CPs is 639.

Support arrangements after hearings

Counselling support services continue to be available for anyone who wants to talk about their emotional wellbeing. The NHS Grenfell Outreach Team is available Monday to Thursday from 08:00 to 20:00, and on Friday from 08:00 to 17:00. Their number is 0208 637 6279. More information, including out of hours contact numbers, can be found on the NHS website.

Contacting the Inquiry

The Inquiry team can be contacted by telephone on 0800 121 4282 or by email at [email protected]

Posted on: 28 February 2023

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