Press statement from Cynthia Bower:
As to the finding that there may have been a cover up of a negative report; I gave no instruction to delete any such report.
I have no note or recollection of such instruction being given. Had I heard any such instruction I would have countermanded it.
The report was, in fact, never deleted and indeed a copy was provided to Grant Thornton
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A rather cold and unsettled week.
Scattered showers overnight, mainly dry on Tuesday.
The Parole Board has begun reviewing the case of a man from Leicester who was the first person convicted of murder on DNA evidence.