City to observe Grenfell Tower silence today

By on 19/06/2017 in Lord Mayor, News

Update: 1.30pm 19 June


Lord Mayor Cllr Anne Underwood said: “Today we held a minute’s silence in Victoria Square outside the Council House for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.

“Rev Peter Sellick also led prayers to remember all victims of the Grenfell Tower fire and recent terror attacks, including the attack at Finsbury Park Mosque last night.

“On behalf of the people of Birmingham, I extend  deepest sympathies for the many victims killed and injured and offer condolences to their families and friends.

“Tonight the Library of Birmingham will be lit in red, white and blue to show solidarity with all affected in London.”


There will be a national one minute silence today, Monday 19 June at 11am, for the victims of the Grenfell Tower blaze.

The Deputy Lord Mayor, Cllr Carl Rice, will observe the silence from outside the Council House and everyone is invited to join him.

Anyone unable to observe the silence from the Council House is encouraged to observe it wherever they are at that time.

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