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Awaab Ishak: Housing association boss apologises for two-year-old 's death - but will not resign

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The housing ombudsman has said he will launch an investigation into more complaints about mould in homes in Rochdale following Awaab Ishak's tragic death but will not resign.
Published 3 months ago · Rochdale, United Kingdom

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Awaab Ishak's housing boss rejects call to resign

Gareth Swarbrick has rejected calls to quit his £185,000 job after the toddler's death.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Housing boss refuses to resign over death of two-year-old boy due to mould

Rochdale Boroughwide Housing, run by Gareth Swarbrick, received multiple complaints about fungi from Awaab Ishak’s parents

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Housing boss refuses to resign over death of two-year-old boy caused by mould

Rochdale Boroughwide Housing chief executive Gareth Swarbrick said conversations about his position have ‘begun to overshadow’ the tragedy

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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MP slams housing chief's refusal to quit £185k job after Awaab's death

The little boy's shocking death has focused attention on conditions in the rented sector.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Housing boss refuses to resign from £185k job after toddler died in mouldy home

Awaab Ishak died as a direct result of the awful conditions in his housing association home (Picture: PA)A housing boss has refused to resign from his cushy £185,000 job after his mouldy home resulted in the death of a two-year old boy.Awaab Ishak died from a respiratory condition caused by black mould just a week after celebrating his second birthday in December 2020.The youngster was living in a one-bedroom flat in Oldham with his parents Aish…

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Housing boss finally apologises for Awaab Ishak's death but refuses to quit

The chair of the Rochdale Boroughwide Housing board says Gareth Swarbrick has their "full confidence"

3 months ago·Manchester, United Kingdom
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