Robert Black resigned as chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO) in June but is still on full pay
The head of the organisation accused of ignoring Grenfell residents' safety fears while managing the tower block is still being paid his full salary, it was revealed today.
Robert Black resigned as chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO) in the aftermath of the deadly fire in June that killed at least 80 people.
But he is still receiving full pay – believed to be around £150,000-a-year - three months after stepping down from the role because assisting with all the different inquiries is a 'full time job'.
A spokesman for KCTMO told The Guardian Mr Black was being paid while he continued to help it respond to multiple inquiries linked to the fire, including the public inquiry and the police investigation, which is examining possible corporate manslaughter.
Yvette Williams, campaign co-ordinator of the Justice4Grenfell group, said: 'It is ludicrous and outrageous that he is being paid anything. No one else is being paid a salary to participate in the public inquiry It's the old boys' network.'
Mr Black resigned as chief executive in June and said he wanted to 'concentrate on assisting with the investigation and inquiry'.
The fire at Grenfell in June claimed the lives of at least 80 people and is likely to lead to a huge number of changes to social