Following the fire at the Grenfell tower block in London where 17 people have been confirmed dead and many more are still missing, Merseyside Fire and Rescue say they are keen to reassure residents that safety reviews of residential buildings in Southport. She has promised to set up a public inquiry and pledged 5 million pounds (R81.98 million) to help the victims.
Earlier today, Scotland Yard expressed fears that all the victims of the massive fire that engulfed a 24-storey tower in west London may never be identified.
The Circle Line is also closed partly due to the fire and partly because of planned engineering work.
The leading body for town and city councils in England and Wales announced Friday it is to conduct an urgent review of fire safety in high-rise buildings in the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze. A small protest broke out beneath the tower block, and one man was led away by police during Khan's visit.
As the protesters sought to gain entry to an upper floor, police tried to bar their way.
Commander Stuart Cundy said more than 6,000 calls have been made to the police casualty bureau as well to forces across the country in relation to the incident.
Commander Cundy said: "The time it is going to take us to undertake the search and recovery operation is going to be significant". Some observers asked whether hazards in the Grenfell complex, which had 120 apartments that housed as many as 600 people, were ignored because its residents are mainly poor.
The aluminium cladding, called Reynobond, is banned for buildings higher than 12m in the U.S., far lower than the 24-storey Grenfell Tower that was consumed by the roaring blaze, according to a salesman for the company that manufactures it.
The meeting on Saturday comes amid criticism levelled at Mrs May for not meeting those caught up in the fire in the immediate wake of the tragedy.
Prime Minister Theresa May is to meet victims from the Grenfell Tower disaster at Downing Street. "You have to be prepared to receive people's emotions, and not be so frightened about people". "They have been left with nothing - no bank cards, no money, no means of caring for their children or relatives. One woman told me she had escaped in only her top and underwear". "However, there may be other people who were in there on the night that others were not aware were there", he said.
She eventually met with residents of the Latimer Road fire, thought Jeremy Corbyn and the Queen were on the scene before her.
As of Friday morning, authorities have not determined the cause of the fire.
It has since emerged that the United States had banned the type of cladding thought to have been used on Grenfell Tower.
Twenty-four people are still in the hospital, 12 of them in critical condition.
However, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who was London mayor until previous year, took to Facebook to attack opposition Labour politicians for "political game playing".
"We as the police, we investigate criminal offences - I am not sitting here and saying there are criminal offences that have been committed, that's why you do an investigation, to establish it", he said.
The first victim to be formally identified was Mohammed Alhajali, a 23-year-old Syrian refugee, who came to Britain in 2014 with his brother.