Jacob Rees-Mogg has apologised for claiming Grenfell fire victims did not use "common sense" when there was a fire to leave the building.

His comments drew intense backlash from people online; and Labour is calling for his resignation whilst musician Stormzy called him a "piece of s**t."

The leader of the House of Commons delivered a statement to the Evening Standard in which he said:

I profoundly apologise. 

What I meant to say is that I would have also listened to the fire brigade's advice to stay and wait at the time. 

However, with what we know now and with hindsight I wouldn't, and I don't think anyone else would. 

I would hate to upset the people of Grenfell if I was unclear in my comments. With hindsight and after reading the report no one would follow that advise. That is the great tragedy.

People don't think Rees-Mogg's apology is enough

Labour MP for Tottenham David Lammy is leading the charge calling for his resignation

People want JRM to be held accountable for his comments

And Stormzy continued his scathing take-down of Rees-Mogg

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