Grenfell Tower fire: No prosecutions for subletting of flats

Legal guidance telling prosecutors not to bring charges for subletting given the “public interest” in identifying the victims has been issued by the Director of Public Prosecutions, Alison Saunders.

“It is a priority for investigators to establish who was in Grenfell Tower on that tragic day and it is crucial that we do everything possible to support them,” she said.

The decision was made alongside the Attorney General, Jeremy Wright QC, who added: “Every piece of information will help the authorities accurately identify who was in the flats at the time of the fire.

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