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Fans inquest costs to be paid

The Government has said it will pay for the legal representation for the bereaved families of the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster at the fresh inquests into their deaths. Yesterday the High Court has quashed the verdicts of accidental death.

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Burnham: 'Unbelievable what the families have been through'

Andy Burnham arrives at the High Court in London. Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Hillsborough campaigner and shadow health secretary Andy Burnham said: "Starting this process off three years ago, we couldn't have hoped then that it would come to this.

"It is unbelievable what the families have been through. For them to get on a coach in Liverpool at 5am and come down to London and be told what they should have been told 23 years ago says so much about their determination."

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