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Grenfell Tower fire Prime minister announces £5m aid package latest

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Follow the latest updates as Theresa May visits victims in hospital and the Queen goes to the scene in west LondonAt least 30 dead, say policeMay meets victims after criticismSun reporter ‘impersonated victim’s friend’How to help, and how not to 5.45pm BST Theresa May has announced a package of measures to help the families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire, including £5m of cash handouts to be distributed to residents, after the government faced growing criticism over its botched response to the disaster.After being widely criticised for failing to meet victims face to face, the prime minister paid two visits to the scene of the deadly blaze on Friday. 5.26pm BST The prime minister is reportedly in a church near Grenfell Tower and a crowd have gathered outside to protest:Theresa May sweeps into St Clements Church close to Grenfell House without speaking to public pic.twitter.com/K1xi6obu0O”I want her to come out her and face us. What are you doing here on Friday? I lost my home on Tuesday, people lost their lives on Tuesday.