Notting Hill carnival later this month, BBC Radio Four's Today programme
heard this morning.
the streets of North Kensington and far too big for anyone to be able to say
this is a safe festival'.
Stewards are being recruited, funded jointly by Kensington and Chelsea and
the Great London Authority. But Mr Cockell believed the carnival organisers
had not done enough, and said it was 'unrealistic' to expect inexperienced
stewards, recruited from job centres, to be brought up to required levels of
training in less than three weeks.