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.
The Attorney General is expected to apply to have the original verdicts in the inquest into the deaths of 93 fans at Hillsborough quashed.
Representatives of the Hillsborough victims' families will meet with the Home Affairs Committee to discuss what action needs to be taken.
Families of those who died at Hillsborough have been giving their reaction to the announcements by the DPP today.