May won’t ap­point lo­cal gov­ern­ment of­fi­cials:

The Washington Post Sunday - - THE WORLD -

Bri­tish Prime Min­is­ter Theresa May has re­jected de­mands that she ap­point com­mis­sion­ers to run the lo­cal gov­ern­ments blamed for mis­han­dling the re­sponse to the deadly Lon­don high-rise apart­ment build­ing fire. Lon­don Mayor Sadiq Khan had asked for the un­usual step be­cause he said the elected coun­cil for the bor­ough of Kens­ing­ton and Chelsea has “lost the trust of lo­cal res­i­dents.”

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