It wasn’t irrational for me to force out South Yorkshire Chief Constable, says crime commissioner

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South Yorkshire’s crime commissioner has denied that it was “irrational” and “unlawful” to force the county’s chief constable to resign over the statement he issued in the aftermath of the Hillsborough inquests verdict. In papers submitted to the High Court, … Continue reading

South Yorkshire police chief tried to ‘spread blame’ for Hillsborough says QC

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Material from the Hillsborough inquests suggests that South Yorkshire Police was trying to “spread the blame” during the long-running hearings into the deaths of 96 football fans, according to a review by a leading QC. Independent barrister Hugh Tomlinson QC … Continue reading

Time for some reminders

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More material from our anonymous source, this time giving us a reminder of Kevin’s public statements, some work of Andrew Norfolk and a few questions for Gordon Watson: .  

Top police officer told to go over Hillsborough insensitivity – PCC

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Top police officer told to go over Hillsborough insensitivity – PCC South Yorkshire’s most senior police officer was told to step down because he showed unacceptable insensitivity to Hillsborough disaster victims, his police and crime commissioner (PCC) has said. PCC … Continue reading

The David Crompton letters: What they tell us

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The David Crompton letters: What they tell us South Yorkshire Police’s suspended chief constable is taking his boss to court after being told to step down in the aftermath of the damning Hillsborough inquest conclusions. Documents now released to the … Continue reading