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The Week Trending - Rees-Mogg Said Victims Should Have Ignored Advice And Left Grenfell Tower

Earlier this week, the Leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg, came under fire for comments...
Tabitha Monahan
Tabitha Monahan

5:39 PM - 8 Nov 2019



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

The Week Trending - Rees-Mogg Said Victims Should Have Ignored Advice And Left Grenfell Tower

Tabitha Monahan
Tabitha Monahan

5:39 PM - 8 Nov 2019

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Earlier this week, the Leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg, came under fire for comments he made in relation to Grenfell Tower.

In an interview with LBC radio on Monday, Rees-Mogg said that victims of the fire at Grenfell, should have used 'common sense' and left the building rather than listen to the advise of the London Fire Brigade to stay in the building.

What has been the reaction to Rees-Mogg's comments?

Caitlin McBride and Lorcan Nyhan discussed this story and more in The Week Trending.

Listen to the interview in full by pressing the play button on this page.


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