Fresh Hillsborough inquests move closer

An application to hold fresh inquests into the deaths of the Hillsborough disaster victims will be submitted to the High Court next month. Ninety six Liverpool fans died in the tragedy in nineteen eighty nine.

But earlier this year an independent panel found the inquest verdicts were severely lacking - prompting calls for fresh inquests to be held. Today in the Commons the Attorney General told MPs he had made "good progress" in preparing the application, but added it couldn't be fast-tracked.

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