Claims Hillsborough witness evidence was ‘falsified’ by SYP officers under investigation

Allegations that South Yorkshire Police officers ‘falsified’ witness evidence about the Hillsborough disaster are under investigation. The Independent Police Complaints Commission has announced it is investigating a complaint from a group of Liverpool supporters which contains ‘several allegations’ about police … Continue reading

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CSE investigation detective praises father’s battle for justice

THE LEAD detective in the investigation which finally snared eight sex abusers has praised the determination of a father who battled to get justice for his daughter. Det Chief Insp Martin Tate said the father of central complainant Amy (not … Continue reading

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Rotherham 12 – prosecution witness seen with men giving Nazi salutes, court hears

A prosecution witness in the Rotherham 12 trial was pictured alongside a group of men giving Nazi salutes. The photograph of Leanne Allott next to her former boyfriend and other men who were sieg heiling was revealed by defence lawyers. She … Continue reading

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BHS ‘billionaire spiv’ Philip Green set to join this dirty dozen stripped of their honours

Sir Philip Green has been humbled in Parliament after MPs approved a motion recommending the former BHS owner be stripped of his knighthood.… Read on… Sir Philip Green: MPs approve stripping BHS ex-chief of knighthood MPs have backed a … Continue reading

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MP Barron breached Commons rules

ROTHER Valley MP Kevin Barron will face no further action and can return to chairing two Commons committees despite an investigation concluding that he breached Parliamentary rules. Mr Barron, then chairman of the Parliamentary Standards Committee and the Committee of … Continue reading

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Rotherham council to regain taxi licensing powers

Rotherham council is to regain taxi licensing powers, ministers have announced, in the latest indication the Government is prepared to ease back on special measures in the town. The local authority has been under the control of Government commissioners since … Continue reading

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Hilary Benn and Yvette Cooper win select committee chair elections

MPs have elected Labour’s Hilary Benn to lead a new cross-party select committee which will scrutinise Brexit. Mr Benn, who backed Remain in the EU referendum, beat Leave campaigner Kate Hoey to the job. In other contests, Labour’s Yvette Cooper … Continue reading

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