The Inquiry has published an update.

This update provides information on:

  • Counselling support over Christmas and the New year
  • Core participants
  • Disclosure
  • Drop-ins and aftermath

Counselling support over Christmas and the New Year

If you have been affected and need to talk about anything to do with your emotional wellbeing over Christmas and the New Year, the NHS website has further information The Grenfell Outreach Team is open every day, including Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, from 9am to 8pm, and at night from 10pm to 7am. They can be called on 020 8962 4393.

Core participants

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


710 individuals have applied for CP status, of which 604 have been granted.


74 organisations have applied for CP status, of which 32 have been granted. They comprise applications by:

  • 24 commercial organisations, of which 21 have been granted
  • 18 trade unions and public bodies, of which 10 have been granted
  • 32 other organisations, of which 1 has been granted

Phase 2 disclosure

During Phase 1, the Inquiry disclosed over 20,000 documents, and the Inquiry has to date disclosed over 85,000 of an estimated 200,000 documents relating to Phase 2.

Drop-ins and aftermath

The Grenfell Tower Inquiry wants to hear from local residents who have information about the emergency relief response in the immediate aftermath of the fire.

Members of the team looking at the aftermath of the fire will be at the next Inquiry drop-in to listen to local residents and take questions.

The next drop-in is on 14 January at the Notting Hill Methodist Church, 16.00-18.30.

If you are unable to attend, then please make contact using the details below. We can then arrange for individuals or small groups to speak with a member of the team at either a separate meeting or by phone.  

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 020 7842 3583.

The Inquiry will continue to hold regular drop-ins, which in February will be held at the Space, 214 Freston Road W10 6TT.

Posted on: 20 December 2019

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