Lawyer will co-chair panel with civil servant who led the government’s response A survivor of the 7/7 terror attacks is to lead plans for a memorial commemorating the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. Thelma Stober, a lawyer badly injured in the 2005 attack at Aldgate, will co-chair a commission to try to decide how to remember the 72 people killed by the fire at the west London tower block. Alongside Michael Lockwood, a senior civil servant who helped lead the government’s recovery and community engagement in the immediate aftermath of the disaster on 14 June 2017, Stober will attempt to develop a proposal for a fitting memorial. They will lead a committee including the bereaved, former residents of the tower and residents of the surrounding Lancaster West estate, many of whom see the shrouded remains of the burnt out tower daily.
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