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Hillsborough police face inquiry

Scores of police officers including a serving chief constable are being investigated over the Hillsborough disaster in what will be the biggest ever inquiry into police action, it has emerged.

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Merseyside MP calls for Bettison to be suspended

A Merseyside MP has said that Sir Norman Bettison should be suspended after he was named by the IPCC as it launched an inquiry in to the Hillsborough disaster.

Sir Norman, now the chief constable of West Yorkshire Police was an inspector in the South Yorkshire force in 1989.

Maria Eagle, Labour MP for Garston and Halewood, told BBC News she was concerned that;

"when he retires, because he was chief constable of Merseyside at one point, people of Merseyside, including the bereaved families and those who've been traumatised on the day, will be paying his pension, through our council tax".

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