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
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
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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: .
A complaint against the suspended South Yorkshire Police chief David Crompton over alleged instructions to his legal team at the Hillsborough inquests will not be investigated. The Independent Police Complaints Commission said Mr Crompton was alleged to have told lawyers … Continue reading
South Yorkshire’s former chief constable David Crompton has started legal proceedings against the county’s crime commissioner after claiming the decision to call for his resignation last week was “unlawful”. In a statement released by the legal firm Kingsley Napley, Mr … Continue reading
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 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