Lord Falconer has said it is "absolutely vital" that the new investigations into the Hillsborough disaster are carried out "as quickly as possible".
"It doesn't need to take years," he told the Home Affairs Select Committee. "All the information is there."
The Attorney General will apply to the High Court to open fresh inquests into the deaths of those killed in the Hillsborough tragedy.
Hillsborough families appear set to receive long-awaited good news today as the Attorney General delivers a statement on future inquests.