Six months on from the horrific Grenfell Tower Fire that killed at least 70 people a memorial service is being held at St Paul's Cathedral .

On Thursday (December 14) Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Cressida Dick, said her "thoughts and prayers" were with the victims and survivors of the tragedy.

She urged people to "reflect and remember" those that lost their lives on June 14.

Six months on from the Grenfell Tower fire more than half the families affected are still without a proper home.

Monday (December 11) was the first day of procedural hearings of the Grenfell Tower fire inquiry.

Met Police chief, Cressida Dick, said: "My thoughts and prayers are with all those who lost family and loved ones, those whose lives were turned upside down, for whom Grenfell Tower was their home and a community for whom the pain of that terrible night is still very real and raw.

She added: "Today is a day we should all reflect and remember what so many lost that terrible night. A tragedy of such a scale it is almost unimaginable.

"My officers and staff are committed to doing everything in our power to support those so deeply affected and to carry out a thorough and effective investigation."

Members of the community will gather on Thursday evening for a silent march to honour the dead, as they have every month since the fire.


Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick

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