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NEW Jun 28 2017
“The only way we can truly beat the scourge of knife crime on our streets is by properly funding youth services - the Government needs to step up, reverse these cuts and help provide the services we need to tackle knife crime.” said Sadiq Khan speaking about London. It’s one of the 907 quotes about London you can find on this page. 543 people have said something about this topic. Among them: Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn and Stuart Cundy. Browse the quotes by date and by name to find those that are relevant to you.
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Tom Elvidge - Uber

We're pleased to have secured this appeal to defend tens of thousands of drivers who risk losing their livelihoods because they can't pass an essay writing test. While we've always supported spoken English skills, writing an essay has nothing to do with communicating with passengers or getting them safely from A to B. We urge TfL and the Mayor not to introduce these disproportionate and discriminatory rules before the appeal is heard.feedback

Mike Dunbar

You hear parents telling children if they don't do as they're told then they'll tell a police officer! I know it's only lighthearted but for children to be scared of seeing police, or see them as an intimidating authority figure, is the last thing we want. You can see from the photos and from the looks on the kids' faces on the day that they all had a wonderful time − they were our VIPs for the day and it was a pleasure to host them.feedback

Michael O'Leary - Ryanair

If there ever was a crash on an aircraft, God forbid, a seatbelt won't save you. You don't need a seatbelt on the London Underground. You don't need a seatbelt on trains which are travelling at 120mph and if they crash you're all dead….feedback

Sean Yates

We need to change attitudes to carrying knives and are encouraging key people in positions of influence to drive this messaging forward. It is those individuals who will have the biggest impact on getting the message out there to young people that it is not acceptable to carry a knife. The recovery of these knives shows that the message is getting out there. Not everyone wants to call police or contact us when they find a knife so these bins give people the chance to dispose of knives and get these weapons off the streets.feedback

Sadiq Khan

I am deeply concerned about the rise in knife crime on London's streets. Dozens of families have been bereaved – many more have seen their loved ones severely injured. We need to send a strong signal that carrying and using knives is totally and utterly unacceptable. And we need to do more to educate young people around the dangers of carrying knives if we are to cut injuries and deaths.feedback

Alan Reid

When you look at these accounts, the bottom line is the Sovereign Grant last year equated to 65 pence per person, per annum, in the United Kingdom… That's the price of a first class stamp. Consider that against what the Queen does and represents for this country, I believe it represents excellent value for money.feedback

Taavet Hinrikus - TransferWise

It's really two things which are important to TransferWise and all of the high-growing companies in tech and fintech. One regulator gives you access to 500 million people all over Europe. With Brexit, (the) U.K. will most likely lose passporting.feedback

Taavet Hinrikus - TransferWise

If it's not possible to get people to come to London, and if existing people start moving for some reason, I think the position of London is somewhat in danger. We have never thought about setting up a new headquarters. If we need to do something, and we need to do it in order to keep on serving our customers in Europe, what we would do is set up an office in Europe. That's something which we are exploring. We have a great team in London, with 150 people. There's no point in moving these people but we need to make sure we can keep on servicing our customers in mainland Europe.feedback

Taavet Hinrikus - TransferWise

We're seeing pretty good growth on that corridor already. We do believe there are lots of money being sent from China to the rest of the world. If we go kind of a five, ten-year horizon, I think that's going to be a very interesting market for what we do.feedback

Philip Hewat-Jaboor

There is an emphasis on sculpture this year and we are thinking more about space.feedback

Edoardo Carboni

Foreigners are the ones most interested in recovering dwellings in ancient, forgotten towns because it's like living in a real medieval world frozen in time, full of history and traditions.feedback

Edoardo Carboni

Abandoned hilltop towns are like tiny, secret Pompeiis we'd all like to own a slice of, and such desire is stronger among tourists who visit for the first time and are spellbound.feedback

Edoardo Carboni

This way the property is always 'alive' and never falls into oblivion, locked shut for months with the risk of dampness, dust and mold. When the owners return, they'll find everything tidy and clean as if it were a hotel.feedback

Thomas Fariello

The siding material in this city, with that fire testing, is not going to be able to go up in flames like that. We have the developers on our back a lot, because they want to build, build, build. We are kind of in their way a lot to make these things safe.feedback

Thomas Fariello

If our inspectors are called to the building for any reason, that is something we will inspect for.feedback

Andy Slaughter

Since the Shepherds Court fire little has been done by either the manufacturer or your department to address the safety concerns it raised. There has been no recall of the defective machines and the advice that they were safe to use if attended was only changed in February this year after the threat of legal action. Despite parliamentary debates, meetings with ministers and extensive correspondence, your department ignored requests by myself and other MPs of all parties, as well as the London fire brigade, Which? and Electrical Safety First to recall these machines.feedback

David Cameron

Access to the internet shouldn't be a luxury, it should be a right … we're going to bring fast broadband to every home and business that wants it.feedback

Michael Penn

New cases among gay men in London have fallen for the first time. We’re turning a corner, but there’s a lot o do to bring attitudes and awareness up to date. In December 1986 my partner, Brian, fell ill. We were spending the Christmas break at our holiday home in Suffolk. Brian spent all of Christmas Day in bed, and on Boxing Day morning I could tell he wasn’t getting better. I called a doctor friend to get his opinion. He took one look at Brian and said we must take him to hospital straight away.feedback

Alan Reid

In 2016-17 the Sovereign Grant equated to a cost of 65p per person in the United Kingdom - the price of a first class stamp. \When you consider that against what the Queen does and represents for this country, I believe it represents excellent value for money.feedback

Sajid Javid

The fact that all samples so far have failed underlines the value of the testing program and the vital importance of submitting samples urgently. I am concerned about the speed at which samples are being submitted.feedback

Mike Dunbar

It's great that children are having discussions in school about issues such as security, we want children to feel at ease approaching and speaking to our officers. I know it's only light-hearted but for children to be scared of seeing police, or see them as an intimidating authority figure, is the last thing we want.feedback

Neil Black

Her plan was to run at trials next weekend and with that not happening, that has changed things.feedback

Niro Sivanathan

As researchers, we were given a live election with two candidates that in many ways were almost caricatures of these two academic concepts of how you gain influence.feedback

Niro Sivanathan

Regardless of the party, if people are feeling they don't have control or things are not certain, these are the types of leaders [voters] are going to prefer. The conditions were one where they felt very upset -- and then along came the candidate who had all the rhetoric and all the behavior of someone who, psychologically, they believed would be the one to get them out of this state.feedback

Niro Sivanathan

The main takeaway is that whenever individuals feel a lack of control in their environment or their lives. If people were living in a Zip code where the poverty rate, unemployment rate and housing vacancy rate were high, they showed a greater preference for voting for Trump.feedback

Bob Doris

There are thousands of families and individuals living in high-rise accommodation across Scotland and they are understandably looking for reassurances at this deeply worrying time. Whilst both the Scottish Government and our social housing providers have moved quickly to take action and to allay fears, it is important that our committee provides an additional layer of scrutiny both in terms of fire safety and building standards. That is precisely what we intend to do.feedback

Arlene Foster

We're back in London again and my hope is that we will be able to finalize the agreement between ourselves and the Conservative Party. As the Prime Minister herself has said, the deal will be public. It will be totally transparent and once we conclude the deal that will happen.feedback

Dawn Foster

Unlike the Kensington and Chelsea leader, Georgia Gould showed Camden residents that councils can have an accountable and human face. On Friday evening, outside Camden town hall, council leader Georgia Gould defended the decision to evacuate the nearby Chalcots estate due to safety concerns. Gould seemed genuinely worried, and told the BBC that Camden had been first in the queue to test its cladding, finding on Thursday that the panels fitted were “not to the standard that we had commissioned” and announcing they would be removed. At a public meeting the same night, Gould says residents raised other safety concerns she’d been unaware of: Camden council and the London fire brigade assessed the block, and the council was advised to evacuate.feedback

Frank de Boer

I am thrilled to be appointed as manager of Crystal Palace Football Club. It is a great honour to take charge of such an historic club, a club that is known around the world for its hugely proud and passionate fan base. This role is a hugely exciting opportunity for me, and I cannot wait to get started in the Premier League with the players and staff here in south London. The club can still grow further and further, because every year English clubs spend a lot of money, so it is possible to do something well.feedback

Barry Turner

I would like to know just what tests these panels are failing. For any material to undergo a fire test as laid down in BS476 [which grades fire resistance] or one of the EU equivalent standards, you need a specific panel size, it needs to be mounted in a specific way. There are fire tests done on individual products, but you need to test them combined [including insulation, cavity and fire stops] to see if they meet performance criteria for the job as a whole. That is how these systems are assessed for compliance with the building regulations.feedback

Inga Beale - Lloyds Bank

Fundamentally, if something does change, we can of course pull all that back.feedback

Inga Beale - Lloyds Bank

There's no way we could get it done by the time (of Brexit), even if we started now. I don't think there would be enough lawyers to do it all, and certainly not enough capacity in the courts.feedback

Inga Beale - Lloyds Bank

It's a big ask but we would like that all of these existing liabilities and contracts don't have to be transferred ... they can be grandfathered.feedback

Arlene Foster

I believe we are close to concluding an appropriate agreement with the Conservative Party to support a minority government on a confidence and supply basis...progress has been slow but we continue to work through the issues. We're back in London again and my hope is that we will be able to finalise a deal between ourselves and the Conservative Party. I think that this agreement will bring the prospects of doing a deal at Stormont closer because this will have a positive impact in relation to Northern Ireland.feedback

Ian Booth

The incident with the fire in London really brings it home to you, you don't take chances with any incident on the ship, whether it be flooding or fire.feedback

Quincy Watts

We were coming through there (200m) in 20.9, maybe 21.0, 21.2 seconds. These guys are coming through, like, 20.5, 20.6. That's where I see the matchup (in London).feedback

Sadiq Khan

I think they've done the right thing, you've got to err on the side of caution. You can't play Russian roulette with people's safety. Obviously it's terribly inconvenient and a huge nuisance to these families to have to move but I think the Council has done the right thing, because what can't be accepetable is when a Council knows a building is unsafe for the Council still to allow people to occupy those buildings.feedback

Georgia Gould

This morning council staff will conduct further door knocking to ask those who remain to leave, and issue another letter reiterating to residents who are still remaining in the Taplow, Bray, Dorney and Burnham blocks, that they must leave. By remaining in the blocks these residents risk delaying the work that is required and that we are undertaking to make these homes safe. It is not safe to remain in these blocks and our residents' safety will continue to be the council's number one priority.feedback

Graeme Brown

The current freeze on housing benefit is pushing hundreds of thousands of private renters dangerously close to breaking point at a time when homelessness is rising.feedback

Theresa May

Absolutely our first priority is people's safety.feedback

Jeremy Corbyn

I urge the government to make sure all necessary support, including, crucially, financial support, is urgently made available to councils across the country so they can deal swiftly and effectively with the scale of the fire safety challenge. This is now a nationwide threat and the prime minister needs to get a grip and lead a national response, including convening the Cobra committee to coordinate government and public action.feedback

Bob Doris

All parts of the UK must learn from the disaster at Grenfell Tower and we must do all we can to ensure no-one has to experience the loss of a loved one in such tragic circumstances. Our committee will be reviewing building safety standards in full, particularly in highly dense urban areas with many high rises. We will speak to local authorities, landlords, tenants and of course the Scottish government as part of this inquiry.feedback

Richard McLaren

The Russian team corrupted the London 2012 Olympic Games on an unprecedented scale.feedback

Ismail Patel

They have failed to provide any satisfactory reason as to why they have chosen to cancel an event which seeks to celebrate Palestinian culture and heritage. Despite the threat from DCLG, we will make further efforts to hold Palestine Expo and will seek a judicial review of this unfair and unjust decision.feedback

Karen Buck

Amendments to housing regulations that I first proposed in 2015 were voted down by the government. It must now support measures like them. Today the friends and families of the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster remain in mourning and a community remains in shock. As a neighbouring MP – and previously a representative for that part of north Kensington where the devastated tower stands – I am deeply aware of how widely and intensely that shock is felt.feedback

Jace Tyrrell - New West

Central London costs are rising, particularly as a result of the recent business rates review, which hit Bond Street very hard.feedback

Paul Ince

There are now six or seven English clubs fighting for the top players in the world. And a lot of players prefer London. So, it's tougher for him. But if he can, then I really do expect them to be a force next season. We have seen the signs that they are really improving.feedback

John Clancy

The dreadful events in London have understandably triggered an outburst of public anger and demands that councils need to do far more to protect tenants living in high-rise blocks.feedback

Georgia Gould

I know some residents are angry and upset, but I want to be very clear that Camden Council acted to protect them. Grenfell changed everything, and when told our blocks were unsafe to remain in, we acted. It's unbelievable. I understand that it's for our safety but they can't just ask us to evacuate with such short notice. There's no organisation and it's chaos.feedback

Will Arnett

We actually have a mutual friend over there in the U.K. His name is Harry, he's a redhead. Prince Harry, that's right. I couldn't think of his first name! 'Hey man. I'm just in London for a few days and I thought of you, I'm walking in front of your gran's house,' . He was in Afghanistan or something. He's the real deal, that dude. He's a real prince of a guy.feedback

Jeremy Corbyn

My thoughts are with all those residents affected by the evacuation of tower blocks in Camden. This is a disruptive and worrying time for them.feedback

Georgia Gould

The most important thing, I think, is to keep communicating with people, take a personalised approach, you know. We've got social services here working with people who need extra support. And just keep reassuring people that we are doing this because we want them to be safe and we will do everything in our power to make sure they're safely housed before we get them back into their blocks.feedback

Fiona McCormack

No they're not. All I can say at the moment is they don't pass any of the safety tests. So that will form part of what is a manslaughter investigation.feedback

Fiona McCormack

We are looking at every criminal offense, from manslaughter onwards. We are looking at every health and safety and fire safety offenses, and we are reviewing every company at the moment involved in the building and refurbishment of Grenfell Tower.feedback

Ulrike Gupta

I came to study English. I loved the country and the countryside, and really loved London. I got a job and here I am, 21 years later.feedback

Claire-Louise Leyland

If you are woken up, you are shocked, and people struggle to come to terms with what has happened. The fire was so unprecedented. We have had to question all our procedures.feedback

Diane Abbott

Grenfell house [sic] is not just an accident. Grenfell house is not just an unfortunate incident. Those hundreds of people that died is a direct consequence of Tory attitudes in social housing. The Tories think people in social housing are second-class citizens. And as we have seen from Grenfell house, they are offering them second-class standards of safety. So, a direct consequence of that. A direct consequence of outsourcing ... and a direct consequence of deregulation.feedback

Diane Abbott

I think we are going to find that the numbers of people that have died will be in triple figures, just because it's a 23-storey [sic] block.feedback

Glynton Evans

To a certain extent, we are hoisted by the petard of what happened here in 1666, the Great Fire of London, and we look at fire as a horizontal problem, with a fire in one building affecting the exterior of another building. The problem with cladding is that it will, if it is able, spread fire, and it will spread it vertically.feedback

Dimitrios Tsivrikos

Using a phone allows us to become closer to the experience of shopping. The flexibility makes it easier to engage with these retailers, and the trust we have in them improves. Particularly in London, there has been a great impact on travelling now you can pay with your mobile phone. That really started engaging us to use our phone as our wallet. Apple Pay has been very important. We have seen that people have been distrustful of banking since the financial crisis and my research has indicated that technology is more trusted.feedback

Ian Jack

The white van that collided with worshippers this week crashed in a road once known as the ‘worst’ in north London. Whadcoat Street, which hardly merits the latter word, is a strange little appendage to one of the busiest highways in north London. A cul-de-sac that strikes north from Seven Sisters Road roughly opposite the old Astoria cinema, later the Rainbow, where Jimi Hendrix burned his first guitar, it can’t be more than 50 metres long. All this week, flowers and messages of love and solidarity have decorated one short side of it, because it was here that Makram Ali died and 11 other people were injured, two seriously, after a white van mounted the Seven Sisters Road pavement soon after midnight on Monday, ploughing into a group of worshippers who were returning from Ramadan prayers before it made a sharp left turn into the side street.feedback

Georgia Gould

We realise that this is hugely distressing for everyone affected and we will be doing all we can, alongside the London Fire Brigade and other authorities, to support our residents at this difficult time. The Grenfell fire changes everything - we need to do everything we can to keep residents safe. I know this is difficult but...I don't believe we can take any risks with our residents' safety and I have to put them first. We know it's a scary time but we'll make sure they're safe.feedback

Georgia Gould

[The fire services] told us they could not guarantee our residents' safety in those blocks. And so I've made the really, really difficult decision to move the people living in there into temporary accommodation while we do the urgent works to guarantee safety. I know it's difficult but Grenfell changes everything and I just don't think we can take any risks with our residents' safety and I have to put them first.feedback

Justin Gatlin

It's going to be a changing of an era. We are going to be looking at a person who came along and made his mark and who has not only excited the crowds but he has made history over and over.feedback

Justin Gatlin

That's the fun part. Now that void that Usain will leave will open the door for others to step up and be competitive. That's going to be exciting.feedback

Phil Buckle

While the Metropolitan Police are still investigating why this tragic fire spread so quickly, we know that fridge freezers, along with other large white goods, are a major cause of fire in UK homes. We are working with the authorities to obtain access to the appliance so that we can assist with the ongoing investigations. . We are addressing this as a matter of utmost urgency and assisting the authorities in any way we can. We will provide additional updates as our investigations progress.feedback

Justin Gatlin

It's a part of history. For me, when I made my comeback into the sport, I said to myself, I just want to be shoulder to shoulder with him.feedback

Fiona McCormack

We are concerned about the fridge freezer in this matter and we have been working with the Department of Energy, Business and Industrial Strategy who are working with Hotpoint on the safety of that fridge. We know this fire wasn't started deliberately. And we know that the fridge freezer in this matter has never been subject to a product recall, further investigations are ongoing into that fridge.feedback

David Cameron

One area where there is room to improve is the active promotion of fundamental British values in our schools. Recent attacks in Westminster, London Bridge, Manchester and Finsbury Park have brought into stark relief the threats that we face.feedback

Greg Clark

This product, which was manufactured between 2006 and 2009, has not been subject to product recalls and this testing will establish whether any further action is required. I have made clear to the company that I will expect them to replace any item without delay if it is established that there is a risk in using them.feedback

Fiona McCormack

Our search to recover all the people inside continues. The working conditions are difficult and distressing in many ways... We will make sure we recover everything we can. This will take at least to the end of the year. And there is there terrible reality that we may not be able to Identify everyone who died in that fire. Which is why I would appeal people who know people who are missing to come forward.feedback

Fiona McCormack

Preliminary tests on the insulation samples collected from Grenfell Tower showed that they combusted soon after the test started. The initial tests on the cladding tiles also failed the safety tests. Such are our safety concerns on the outcome of those tests, we have shared our data with the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and we have ensured that information data has been shared with every council.feedback

Theresa May

They are testing the cladding on the building and they expect to make the results of this public, I think in the next 48 hours. What we need to ensure is that when the fire services, when the police have done their investigation, that any action that is necessary immediately as a result of the identification of the cause of the fire and the reasons why the fire took such hold - which is the issue that is of particular concern - then any action that is necessary is taken and it will be taken.feedback

Theresa May

We cannot and will not ask people to live in unsafe homes.' She added: 'I know many others living in tall residential buildings will have concerns about their safety after what happened at Grenfell.feedback

Theresa May

Landlords have a legal obligation to provide safe buildings. Where they cannot do that, we expect alternative accommodation to be provided. We cannot and will not ask people to live in unsafe homes.feedback

Nicolas Véron - Bruegel

Brexit creates a new reality where there are some clearinghouses that are outside the E.U. but critically important to the E.U.feedback

Sheryl Sandberg - Facebook

The recent terror attacks in London and Manchester –like violence anywhere – are absolutely heartbreaking. No one should have to live in fear of terrorism - and we all have a part to play in stopping violent extremism from spreading. The UK Online Civil Courage Initiative will support NGOs and community groups who work across the UK to challenge the extremist narratives that cause such harm. We know we have more to do - but through our platform, our partners and our community we will continue to learn to keep violence and extremism off Facebook.feedback

Sadiq Khan

Tube staff and the millions of passengers who use the underground regularly deserve to breathe the cleanest air possible. TfL's new underground air quality programme will help ensure dust and particles are kept to an absolute minimum. But I want to leave no stone unturned and I've also asked for an updated scientific analysis of pollution on the tube so we can fully assess the air quality levels and take appropriate measures to ensure that the air is clean.feedback

Mark Wild

We have been monitoring dust levels on the tube for many years and, through a wide range of measures, have ensured that particle levels are well within Health and Safety Executive guidelines. But as scientific understanding of the effects of particles develops, we are ensuring that we're both using the very latest research and that we're doing everything possible to keep the air underground clean for our customers and staff.feedback

Fiona McCormack

We are looking at every criminal offence from manslaughter onwards, we are looking at every health and safety and fire safety offences and we are reviewing every company at the moment involved in the building and refurbishment of Grenfell Tower. Every complete body has been removed from the building. What we are dealing with now, as you can imagine in the intense heat, is a very distressing scene. We have been in Grenfell Tower, from top to bottom, last week.feedback

Guillaume Cerutti

The digital space is the Christie's South Ken of the 21st century.feedback

Guillaume Cerutti

We need to reinvigorate these categories and find new collectors.feedback

Hugh Gibson

Five million dollars was too expensive. You can dress these sales up any way that you like, but the normal rules of the market still apply. The estimates were high for certain things.feedback

Guillaume Cerutti

We think a third contemporary sale in London after Art Basel and everything else that happens in the spring creates overload.feedback

Stephane Cosman Connery

They're incredibly rare and desirable, the zenith of what he did. But Sotheby's was only able to get it with an insurance policy that was onerous to everyone else.feedback

James Roundell

The sales are concentrated on a few blockbuster lots. It's feast or famine these days.feedback

Simon Jenkins

The era of the dinosaur vanity project is over – money is desperately needed to redress the effects of austerity. Tough decisions are needed. They haven’t gone away. The great spending dinosaurs of the political dark ages, back before June 2017, are still roaming the jungle. Theresa May’s first decision as prime minister, to approve the £18bn Hinkley Point nuclear power station, is still crashing about Whitehall. Now the national audit office (NAO) has added its voice to those calling it a really bad deal. The project now has no independent supporters.feedback

Ronnie King

Under the London Building Act the outside walls of buildings had to have a one-hour fire resistance.feedback

Jeremy Corbyn

This has been a wake-up call for the whole country. Residents of tower blocks all over the country are concerned, worried and frightened for their own safety. What we need is a step change in our attitude towards housing in this country.feedback

Lucy Clark

We found that a self-help approach to a graded exercise programme, guided by a therapist, was safe and also helped to reduce fatigue for some people with chronic fatigue syndrome, suggesting that it might be useful as an initial treatment for patients to help manage symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome. We are now looking at whether the effects were maintained beyond 12 weeks.feedback

Lucy Clark

The aim is to progress carefully to improve rather than pushing people too hard and towards a setback.feedback

Georgia Gould

Following last week's tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, Camden Council immediately reviewed fire safety at all our high rise blocks. We knew we had set the highest standards but we weren't prepared to take anything for granted and we were first in the queue to test the cladding on our blocks. The new results from the laboratory show that the outer cladding panels themselves are made up of aluminium panels with a polyethylene core.feedback

Sadiq Khan

It has been an incredibly difficult few weeks for London, but we must carry on as a city and that means pushing forward our work to keep Londoners moving around our city. We have to make not using your car the affordable, safest and most convenient option for Londoners going about their daily lives. This is not only essential for dealing with congestion as London grows, but crucial for reducing our toxic air pollution, and improving the health of all Londoners.feedback

Alistair Currie

These figures for the year up to June 2016 reflect the situation as it has been for many years now, with net migration being the highest driver of population growth. More people means more pressure on everything, from our food to our housing and from buses to butterflies.feedback

George Buckley - Deutsche Bank

With the Bank growing increasingly intolerant of above-target inflation, it has begun to feel that weaker data would now be needed to prove the case for keeping policy on hold, rather than stronger data being required to justify higher rates.feedback

Jamie Foxx

The stuff that Edgar Wright does was just amazing, and there's not a lot of that right now, so you appreciate the fact that you get a chance to be in something original and something fantastic that really - it creates its own genre in a sense.feedback

Theresa May

These grants are not loans and they will not be expected to repay a single penny. We will not use this tragic incident to carry out immigration checks on those involved. For any guilty parties there will be nowhere to hide.feedback

Ian Blackford

There are two things I'd say to Theresa May and her government: there needs to be meeting of the joint ministerial committee so the parliament in London meeting together with the governments of Belfast, of Edinburgh and Cardiff. And of course it is right – and many people have said this – that the Scottish Government should be represented at the talks in Brussels.feedback

Donald J. Trump

At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack, and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!feedback

Theresa May

In terms of the people who are living in those buildings, we will do a further test to make sure the buildings are safe–obviously nobody will be living in buildings that are unsafe.feedback

Neil Basu

Following the attack, specialist counter terrorism officers have spoken to 28 witnesses who were at the scene. We are very grateful to everyone who has provided information so far – their accounts are assisting the investigation hugely – but we need more people to come forward and tell us what they saw and what they know about the driver of this van. If you think you may have spoken to the driver please get in touch.feedback

Claude Abi-Gerges

Delivery is something that my customers often ask about so it's exciting that we're now up and running with McDelivery in a selection of my London restaurants. The McDelivery service is designed with the customer in mind, bringing a new level of convenience. It's the next chapter in how we get freshly made, great-tasting food to our customers in a way that suits them and fits around their busy lives.feedback

Jeremy Corbyn

[Grenfell Tower residents] were let down, both in the immediate aftermath and so cruelly beforehand, The public enquiry most establish the extent and by whom. At least 79 people are dead. It is both a tragedy and an outrage, because every single one of those deaths should and could have been avoided.feedback

Georgia Gould

Whilst we are clear that our cladding design and insulation significantly differs to that at Grenfell Tower, the external cladding panels did not satisfy our independent laboratory testing or the high standards we set for contractors. Camden Council has decided it will immediately begin preparing to remove these external cladding panels from the five tower blocks on the Chalcots Estate. Camden Council will do whatever it takes to ensure our residents are reassured about the safety of their homes.feedback

Ray Bailey

These works were as described in the contractual specification and approved in the usual process for construction and building control by the London Borough of Camden. All major construction projects are subject to a local authority on-site inspection process where inspectors will have to review the works and check whether the building is in line with the plans and specifications.feedback

Sascha Lopez

In relation to the Conservative party project, I am unable to comment on the content of the scripts or calls to TPS [Telephone Preference Service] numbers, as the scripts and lists of who to call and when to call were given to us by Conservative campaign HQ in London and were not influenced by my team. However I can advise we were engaged to conduct market research and polling for the Conservative party, and at no time were we engaged to conduct any form of marketing or canvassing by the party or its candidates.feedback

Reece Okezie

My family have been very nervous. The lifts don't work and they have been worried about their safety. The fire is a big wake-up call for everyone.feedback

Sheena McCormack

The high effect sizes reported by the Proud and Ipergay studies accelerated rollout in the US, with knock-on effects in the UK and Australia, where people were already familiar with the use of online pharmacies to purchase drugs that were not available in their health system. This took off in the UK from the last quarter of 2015, when community websites and clinics came together to promote, validate, and endorse online pharmacies.feedback

Deborah Gold

This data offers hope but also a new and urgent challenge. This model needs to be sustained, built on, and replicated elsewhere across the country. Further, we need to understand how to have a similar impact in other affected populations. However, our evidence shows that, just at the time we need to be intensifying our work, investment in HIV prevention has diminished and is under further threat. Without proper investment in prevention, HIV will remain a significant health inequality.feedback

Valerie Delpech

Basically we are witnessing a phenomenal experiment. We are observing it. What we are seeing is the first downturn of the HIV epidemic in gay men. There is absolutely no reason why we cannot scale that up to further reduce new infections in gay men – and also in all people who may be at risk of HIV in the UK, regardless of gender, ethnicity or sexuality.feedback

Kristin Forbes

This is not an economy that is too weak to support an increase in interest rates. Instead, it appears to be an economy that is 'overstimulated' and where monetary policy has been set too loosely.feedback

Angela Constance

We have confirmation from all local authorities that aluminium composite material has not been used in the cladding of their high rise domestic buildings. We are working intensively with local authorities to complete the picture for all high-rise domestic buildings, including those that are privately owned, as quickly as possible.feedback

Angela Constance

Scottish building regulations state that cladding on high-rise domestic buildings built since 2005, and cladding added to existing high rise domestic buildings since 2005, should be made of non-combustible materials or a cladding system that has met stringent fire tests. External cladding on high-rise domestic buildings built before 2005 has to meet a Class 0 classification which was the most demanding anti-flame spread classification at that time.feedback

Rosie Closier

I live on the 12th floor and after Grenfell me and my partner worked out how we were going to get out if there was a fire. I have been very worried ever since the fire and I feel better now the cladding is coming off.feedback

Ron Ekundayo

I'm more concerned now with them making sure the cladding will not result in another Grenfell. Grenfell was so heartbreaking. I'm a parent, I can imagine what it's like to be trapped with children in your flat.feedback

Bob O'Toole

There are about 20 to 30 council staff here at the moment on the estate [they are going] to all parts of the estate to inform residents. A lot of people are worried, because they all thought it was all safe. A lot of the residents are calling for thorough sprinkler systems to be put in, and fire alarms. We have no fire alarms.feedback

Eva Chen - Instagram

London is a market for emerging designers. It rewards the experimental. People on Instagram expect that from London.feedback

Harriet Harman

As we move forwards, we must recognise that for too long in this country, under governments of both colours, we simply haven't given enough attention to social housing. And this itself is a symptom of a more fundamental issue. It shouldn't take a disaster of this kind for us to remember that there are people in Britain today living lives that are so far removed from those that many here in Westminster enjoy.feedback

Harriet Harman

So, long after the TV cameras have gone and the world has moved on, let the legacy of this awful tragedy be that we resolve never to forget these people and instead gear our policies and our thinking towards making their lives better and bringing them into the political process.feedback

Harriet Harman

She said that it was an unimaginable tragedy and that those deaths should not have happened. They would not have happened if the government had acted on the Lakanal coroner's inquest rulings. In this tower, just a few miles from the Houses of Parliament in the heart of our great city, people live a fundamentally different life, do not feel the state works for them and are therefore mistrustful of it.feedback

Theresa May

We can test over 100 buildings a day, and the results come within hours. I urge any landlord who owns a building of this kind to send samples for testing as soon as possible. Any results will be communicated immediately to local authorities and local fire services. We cannot and will not ask people to live in unsafe homes.feedback

Jeremy Corbyn

At least 79 people are dead. It is both a tragedy and an outrage because every single one of those deaths could and should have been avoided. From Hillsborough, to the child sex abuse scandal, to Grenfell Tower - the pattern is consistent: working-class people's voices are ignored, their concerns dismissed by those in power. The Grenfell Tower residents and North Kensington community deserve answers and thousands and thousands of people living in tower blocks around the country need very urgent reassurance.feedback

Simon Munk

It's not just 'if you build it, they will come'; it's 'this is where to build it. That 'no one cycles in my area' conversation is pretty much over.feedback

Simon Munk

It really does demonstrate in a strong, data-led way if you spend money, people will cycle. That changes the tone and the tenor of the conversation quite dramatically.feedback

Rachel Aldred

It's great to see Transport for London basing their strategic cycle planning on cycling potential analysis. We need to be looking at trips that aren't currently cycled, but could be, and building infrastructure and services to give people the choice of cycling those trips. That's what a cycling potential analysis allows.feedback

Ilya Bonic

While historically mobility, talent management, and rewards have been managed independently of one another, organisations are now using a more holistic approach to enhance their mobility strategies. Compensation is important to be competitive and must be determined appropriately based on the cost of living, currency, and location.feedback

Cressida Dick

We continue our investigation to establish exactly how he came to his death. We have carried out a special post-mortem and we are working very closely with his family and with all the people who were affected, and their families.feedback

Rita Ora

My team at the time thought it wasn't a good idea and it would be a waste of time. I thought differently because my online presence grew really dramatically ... And so the team ... they're like, Well we're not helping you, we can't do it. We're not going to put money into it.' I said, Well fine! I'll put my own money into it.' And so I did.feedback

Rita Ora

I think hosting is one of the funnest things I've done so far ... I love talking and you really kind of communicate with the viewers at home, which is my fav. ('Boy Band' is) a good gig 'cause I don't have to be the one to deliver the bad news.feedback

Rita Ora

And I phoned up Iggy (Azalea) ... she came on the road. It was so, like, small tour bus. I think we, at one point, shared one microphone. ...And you know what, every single show was sold out.feedback

Farhad Ahmad

The situation in the country, there is so much more division. You see a change in the tide. The three attacks, Westminster, Manchester, London Bridge, and then this happened here as well. It seems it might be turning into a vicious cycle of revenge attacks. So we have that in the back of our minds. If this person targeted Muslims thinking there is some problem with the teachings of Islam, then it means that there are people who think that on a larger scale as well. So they need to be reached out to, otherwise the divide is going to get bigger and bigger and bigger.feedback

John Bercow

Let us begin by standing for a minute of silence as we remember the terrible events which have occurred in Manchester and at London Bridge, Grenfell Tower, and Finsbury Park.feedback

Aydin Dikerdem

This is an absolute disgrace. The original affordable provision was bad enough as it was. The system is broken, and the viability model is not fit for purpose.feedback

George Salmon - Hargreaves Lansdown

Opening up the possibility of engaging in share buybacks allowed it to take advantage of what the group must have seen as a depressed share price. Engaging in more buybacks would be an indicator of continued bullishness, and should thus be a positive sign for investors.feedback

Rob Perrins

Beyond 2021 it's more uncertain. We're a long-term complex business, and our work today affects profitability 2021-24. The current results reflect the work we did in 2011-12 when we bought land and got the planning permissions.feedback

Anthony Codling - Jefferies

Not only has it delivered profits today ahead of the market's expectations, but it has also reiterated profit guidance for the five years ending April 2021. A bold move given the current climate, but in our view it is a brave or perhaps foolhardy person who bets against Berkeley Group.feedback

Rob Perrins

We are worried further out because of the macro risks, uncertainty and operational risks such as in the sales market, which we have highlighted before. The market is not functioning for us as well as it should be due to stamp duty.feedback

Leslee Dart

Daniel Day-Lewis will no longer be working as an actor. He is immensely grateful to all of his collaborators and audiences over the many years. This is a private decision and neither he nor his representatives will make any further comment on this subject.feedback

John McDonnell

They haven't got an overall majority. So, yes, they have got the right to bring forward their own programme, but I don't believe, actually, that they are legitimate in the sense that they have got a mandate that they asked for. We are now in a situation where I don't think they have got the right to govern. However, they are now bringing forward their programme. We'll seek to amend it. I think there is such disarray now, in the interest of the country, they should stand down and give Labour the opportunity of forming a minority government.feedback

Ali Habib

There has been an outpouring of sympathy for all for the recent terror attacks but hardly a whisper on this attack. People are both scared and angry. Parents are scared to send their children to evening prayers. I don't think people understand how much these attacks affect all of us.feedback

Nicola Osborne

He came to see me after he tried to kill himself. He showed me the bump on his head. I don't know how he got out of the river, or really what happened.feedback

Susanna Reid

Apparently you're seeing things on your television that we are not intending to go out on air. This is because apparently the technical equipment at Chiswick in London at our transmission centre is overheating.feedback

Sadiq Khan

All of London and all of the country is grieving today with Mohammad's family. The dignity with which Omar and Hashem, his two brothers, have conducted themselves makes us all in awe of them.feedback

Jaime Paul

These flats are being wasted. There are so many empty ones. People who are worried about the values of their homes are just being selfish.feedback

Alan Crawley

It's all very well in theory, but we need to read the small print. Putting a group of traumatized people who have lost loved ones and all their possessions in the corner of a shiny new building, isn't going to solve the problem in itself. The government should answer the resident's questions first before making these vague statements.feedback

Rita Ora

It's an amazing thing that we're doing because it's a very touchy subject for me because that's my neighborhood ... you know, I played in that block and my friends who grew up in that block who still lived in that block that we still can't find – it's a tragedy. It was hard for me to even sing it.feedback

Anthony Myers - The Blackstone Group

The traditional workspace is being redefined in gateway cities across the globe, as evolving business practices increase demand for flexible office space to suit the needs of the discerning modern occupier. We are excited about this opportunity and look forward to working with the team to capitalise on the sector's continued growth.feedback

Sajid Javid

These plans are being discussed and agreed in principle as matter of urgency as part of the response by councils across London to support the team working on recovery efforts.feedback

Sajid Javid

The residents of Grenfell Tower have been through some of the most harrowing and traumatic experiences imaginable and it is our duty to support them. Our priority is to get everyone who has lost their home permanently rehoused locally as soon as possible, so that they can begin to rebuild their lives. The government will continue to do everything we can as fast as we can to support those affected by this terrible tragedy.feedback