The announcements were welcomed by Kenny Dalglish, who was Liverpool's manager during the 1989 FA Cup semi-final at Hillsborough.
Two fantastic results today for the Hillsborough families. Your support has been unbelievable.
The Hillsborough inquest verdicts of accidental death have been quashed by the High Court and a new police investigation has been announced.
Families of the Hillsborough victims are on their way to London for a historic hearing. They hope to hear the inquest verdicts overturned.
The police watchdog has begun consulting families for its independent investigation into the aftermath of the Hillsborough tragedy.