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New Kensington and Chelsea Conservative leader apologises for Grenfell response

Elizabeth Campbell speaking after she was appointed new leader of the Conservative group on the council Photo: ITV News

The Conservative group on Kensington and Chelsea Council has elected a new leader after Nick Paget resigned following criticism of the council's response to the Grenfell Tower fire.

Cllr Elizabeth Campbell apologised to everyone caught up in the Grenfell Tower tragedy Credit: David Mirzoeff/PA Wire/PA Images

Cllr Elizabeth Campbell is expected to be confirmed as leader of the council at a meeting later this month. But in her first statement tonight, she apologised, and said she and the council would be working harder to support everyone affected by the tragedy.