London Fire Brigade

London Fire Brigade commissioner Dany Cotton to stand down early

London Fire Brigade (LFB) commissioner Dany Cotton is to stand down four months earlier than planned in light of the Grenfell Tower inquiry backlash. Previously, Cotton was due to step down in April 2020 when she planned to retire from the LFB, but had faced many calls to resign after the public inquiry report into the Grenfell Tower disaster, which killed 72 people in June 2017, was released. Cotton is