The parents of a 12-year-old girl from East Yorkshire who drowned on a school trip to France have launched a crowdfunding campaign to help pay French legal fees.
Jessica Lawson, a pupil at Wolfreton School, Willerby, died in July 2015 after apparently becoming trapped beneath an overturned pontoon, which she and a group of children were jumping from while swimming.
A French judge is investigating the tragedy, which happened in the Massif region, but the family's insurers will not pay for a lawyer to represent them in France.
Now Jessica's father Anthony has begun a campaign to raise £6,000 to pay for legal representation at the French inquiry.
An online fundraising page has raised more than £2,000 and today well-wishers gave him money in person when he asked for donations at public bench erected in Jessica's memory in Kirk Ella.
Mr Lawson said: "We need answers, we need to find out that the judicial process that we find ourselves in, asks the relevant questions of the relevant people.
"Our outcome remains the same. I won't be able to go and collect Jess off the bus. That's really all I wanted, still what I want today, but unfortunately I'm aware that's not going to happen, so our outcome is the same, we can't change that, but we do need to know the truth."