Liverpool Walton MP and Hillsborough campaigner Steve Rotheram has tweeted:
Bumped into Attorney General in Members Lobby. He confirms application to the High Court to overturn original verdicts has now been lodged.
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The polls have now closed, and the first result is expected in an hour.