The Hillsborough Family Support Group have released a statement following former Chief Constable David Crompton's High Court win challenging the decision requiring him to resign.
I find it rather strange that today has been chosen by the court to make the announcement about David Crompton.
The decision was taken last Friday, so why wait until today to break this news, is it simply to brush it under the carpet?
David Crompton was prepared yet again to blame the Liverpool fans and made the recent Hillsborough inquests last much longer than originally expected and put the families through so much grief and pain. David has spent millions of pounds over the past few years defending the indefensible and that is why the Hillsborough Families called for him to go and I still believe that Dr Alan Billings made the correct decision.
We all must remember Dr Billings was only appointed to his role of Police and Crime Commissioner in November 2014 and he had to be seen to be doing things right.
Nothing at all surprises me what goes on, what annoys me is that this senior officer can win this case, yet we, the HFSG, went for judicial reviews and lost them, the truth surrounding Hillsborough was covered up all these years, and if Crompton had had his way, it still would be.
A former chief constable has won a High Court challenge over the decision requiring him to resign
South Yorkshire's police chief is set to hear a court ruling on whether it was legal for him to be dismissed over Hillsborough.
A ceremony is taking place at the Town Hall where medals and scrolls will be awarded to the 96 and key figures who supported their families.