The Mayor of Liverpool’s petition calling for key figures involved in the Hillsborough cover up to be stripped of their Knighthoods ends later this week.
Joe Anderson has written to Sir Bob Kerslake, Chair of the Honours Forfeiture Committee, calling for the honours for Sir Irvine Patnick and Sir Norman Bettison to be revoked.
The petition calling for the removal of Sir Irvine Patnick’s Knighthood stands at more than 10,300, and about 7,900 respondents want Sir Norman Bettison to be stripped of his Knighthood and Queen’s Police Medal.
Attorney General Dominic Grieve QC is expected to announce at 12.10pm whether there will be new inquests for the Hillsborough Disaster victims.
Liverpool MP Maria Eagle is leading calls for Sir Norman Bettison to be suspended following IPCC's findings into police conduct during and after the Hillsborough disaster.
It was announced yesterday that he will be investigated separately over his role.
Rob Jaskowski reports.
How today's announcements about Hillsborough will lead to the biggest ever investigation in UK history into the actions of the police.
Hillsborough families give their reaction as the Director of Public Prosecutions and the police watchdog the IPCC announce what they are calling the ''biggest ever'' investigation into the police.