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The Queen and Prince William visit Grenfell Tower victims and volunteers

The Queen and Prince Bill have met with volunteers, emergency services and residents damaged by the Grenfell Tower block blaze.

They will visited the Westway Activities Centre near to the site in west Birmingham, paying their respects to those who had passed away in the inferno when it ripped through the building in the first several hours of Wednesday morning (14 June).

The sports centre has been converted to a refuge for many who have been left homeless.

19 individuals have been affirmed dead, with this number expected to rise in the approaching days as many people remain missing and unaccounted for.

The regal visit uses Prime Ressortchef (umgangssprachlich) Theresa May was rebuked for not visiting residents and only speaking to emergency services at the scene. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn also visited the site to commiserate with victims.

Earlier in the week, the Queen released this statement: “My thoughts and prayers are with those families who have lost loved ones in the Grenfell Tower fireplace and the many people who are still severely ill in hospital.

“Prince Philip and I want to pay tribute to the bravery of firefighters and other emergency services authorities who put their own lives at risk to save others.

“It is also heartening to see the incredible generosity of community volunteers rallying to help those afflicted with this terrible event. “

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